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Services for Phillip Harold Wood, 52, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Ada. The Revs. Earl Hood and Mickey Keith will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Wood passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at a Shawnee hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1965, in Ada to William and Ruby Dickerson Wood. He attended grade school at Stratford and graduated from Roff High School. He attended East Central University.
He married Genise Yother March 25, 2016.
Phillip was a police officer for the Ada Police Department, where he served as the DARE officer, retiring after 23 years of service. He later was a paramedic at Mercy Hospital in Ada. Mr. Wood was a member of the Life Community Church, the Ada Kiwanis Club and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors include his wife, Genise, of the home; two sons, Logan Wood of Ada and Taylor Wood and wife, Tarna, of Coalgate; a daughter, Alyssia Tomlinson and her husband, Dwayne, of Coalgate; his grandchildren, Journey Wood, Ana, Tallica, J.W. and Rosie Wood and Torstin Tomlinson; his mother, Ruby Lee and her husband, Terry, of Ada; sister, Nelda Burrow and husband, Jay, of Roff; one brother, Billy Wood and wife, Angela, of Ada; stepbrothers Dwayne Lee and wife, Jodi, of Sasakwa and Michael Lee and wife, Jennifer, of Georgia; a stepsister, Terri Diane Raines and husband, Tim, of Ada; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Wood, and a brother, James Wood.
Bearers will be Danny Dickerson, Ronnie McCurdy, Jeff Sibble, Christopher Wood, Logan Wood, Taylor Wood, Aaron Gray, Dennis Whitaker and David "Bud" Morriss. Honorary bearers will be the Mercy EMS, Ada police officers, the Ada Fire Department and the Oklahoma DARE officers.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Oklahoma DARE Officers Association, OKdaretraining @gmail.com or mail to: PO Box 10313, Midwest City, OK 73140.
Published on June 23, 2017
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