Joseph William Wood Sr., 77, Linn, formerly of Owensville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at General Baptist Nursing Home of Linn.
He was born Dec. 14, 1943, to Joseph Leland and Sophie Josephine (Frey) Wood, in Eldon.
Joseph enjoyed hunting, fishing and training and riding horses.
He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Sophie; and brothers, Jinx, Darrell, Richard and Jess Wood.
He is survived by children, Connie McKee and husband Michael of Warrenton, Joe Wood and Cindy Hesemann of Linn, Bill Wood and wife Cheryl, Sam Wood and Gary Wood, all of Chamois, and Tom Wood and wife Lorinna of Strafford; brother, Tim Wood and wife Margie of Owensville; and 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 14, from 10-11 a.m., followed by funeral services with Pastor Barb Zastrow officiating, all at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens. Attendees are asked to observe covid restrictions. Masks are suggested but not mandatory.
Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.