Joseph William “Billy Joe” Wood, 77, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 12, 1943 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Walter and Mary Daniels Wood. Mr. Wood was an electrician and handled heating and air for Ohio County and surrounding area over the 44 years he owned H&W Electric in Beaver Dam. He was a member of Slaty Creek Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Mr. Wood loved his John Deere Tractors and riding the gator with his grandkids.
Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by three siblings, Ovelia Phelps, Haynes Wood and Hugh Wood.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 56 years, Patricia Crowe Wood of Beaver Dam; three children, Jeffrey (Stacy) Wood of Lexington, Karen (Greg) Brown of Georgetown and Timothy (Brandi) Wood of Beaver Dam; ten grandkids, Megan, Kelsey, Wesley and Jesse Brown, Daghain, Gethen, Ben, Tanner and Jocee Wood and Keyan Frames; two siblings, Tommy (Linda) Wood of Morgantown and Reba Shaver of Bremen and in-laws, Linda (Teddy) Chinn of Beaver Dam and Rev. Alton (Marquita) Crowe of Beaver Dam.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Saturday, November 7, 2020 at William L. Danks Funeral Home with Rev. Alton Crowe officiating. Burial will follow in Slaty Creek Cemetery in Prentiss. Friends may visit from 3-7 PM Friday and 9 AM until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity will be limited, and masks will be required in accordance with state guidelines.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Slaty Creek Cemetery, 2792 State Route 269, Beaver Dam, KY 42320 or Hospice of Ohio County, 1211 Main Street, Hartford, KY 42347. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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