Visitation for Ivan T. Wood III, 80, originally of Marion, SC, and recently Santee, SC, who passed away December 16, 2016, will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Home in Marion, SC.
A graveside service with military honors will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, SC.
Born in Marion, Ivan “Van” will join his best friend and wife of 57 years, Margaret Jones Wood. Van was the son of Ivan T. Wood, Jr. and Margaret E. Wood. Van graduated from Marion High School and Davidson College.
He served his country in the Army Military Intelligence and spent one year in Vietnam.
He retired from many years as a South Carolina school teacher. After retirement he and Margaret spent about 14 good years in Spring Hill, FL.
He moved back to Santee, SC, and he now eternally joins his wife Margaret. He is survived by his sons, Mackey Wood (Patty) of Manning, and Tim Wood (Bonnie) of Marion; his sister, Rose Wood of Spring Hill, FL; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren: Megan Smolka (Adam) [Wyatt] of Columbia, Jared Wood (Bralyn) [Camden] of Aiken; Randy Bradshaw (Carole Anne) [Sage, Tyson, Wren Oliver].
Memorials may be made to the Psoriasis Foundation(Psoriasis.org), 1800 Diagonal Road #360, Alexandria, VA 22314.
An online register is available at RichardsonFH.net.
Published in The State on Dec. 21, 2016