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David Randall Wood Jr.
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Obituary for David Randall Wood Jr.

On November 15th, after a short battle with cancer, our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away surrounded by his loving family. David was born on August 31, 1937 in San Francisco, California to David Randall Wood Sr. and Bessie Lucile Bevan. His childhood years were spent in Holladay, Utah, graduating from Olympus High School.

On June 21, 1957 he married his sweet wife, Donna Marie Sutter, and 3 days later he was deployed to Germany for 18 months in the US Army. He returned to finish his education as a chemist, receiving a bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University, specializing in waste water treatment. In his career he worked for the EPA for 12 years after which he went into business for himself in San Jose, CA. Through his employment David was given the opportunity to travel to many countries and live with his wife, Donna, in Mexico City for 5 years.

He was involved for many years in the BSA program with his 4 sons and served as an LDS Bishop in the San Jose 26th Ward.

In 2000 he and Donna retired to Murray, Utah to care for his father and aunt. While in Murray they served 2 Inner City missions and 1 proselyting mission for the LDS Church. In 2016 he and Donna moved to West Jordan, Utah to live with their daughter.

He is preceded in death by his mother & father; his brother, Roger Wood; and his sister, Janet Wood. He is survived by his wife, Donna; his 4 sons: Kenneth (Dorrie), Owen (Terrie), Kevin (Carolyn), Dwight (Wendy); and his daughter, Rebecca Pack (Cristian). He has 22 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. David is also survived by his sister, LaDeane Griffiths, and his brothers, Terry and Randall Wood.

The viewing will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 6-8 pm at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, Murray, UT. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at the Mountain Shadows 5th Ward church building, 7925 S. 2700 W., West Jordan, UT. A viewing will begin at 10:00 am with services starting at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Murray City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, David has asked that you donate to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Fund.


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Viewing

Monday

20

Nov

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray

4760 S State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Viewing

Tuesday

21

Nov

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mountain Shadows 5th Ward

7925 South 2700 West
West Jordan, Utah 84088

funeral service

Tuesday

21

Nov

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mountain Shadows 5th Ward

7925 South 2700 West
West Jordan, Utah 84088

Cemetery Details

Location

Murray City Cemetery

5600 S. Vine Street
Murray, UT 84107

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