Charles Henry Wood Jr. passed away on October 15, 2011 at home with his family. He was born on April 8, 1928 in Berkeley. He graduated from Castlemont High School in 1946. He served in the Marine Corp from 1946-1949. He went into the Oakland Fire Dept in 1950 and was an engineer. He retired after 25 years of service. He lived in San Leandro while working in the Fire Department.He came to Lake County after retiring in 1976. He enjoyed wood carving, RC airplanes, gardening and showing persians with his wife.
He leaves behind his beloved wife of 61 years Georgina Gertrude Wood (Copsey) of Lower Lake; daughter Virginia Lee Gorham; grandchildren Allen and Christine Wood and Silas Allen, Benjamin Paul, Grace Elizabeth, Anna Pauline, Lois Eunice, and David Andrew Gorham; one great-grandson Jack. He is preceded in death by his son Christopher Allen Wood.
Charles will be laid to rest at Lower Lake Cemetery in a private family ceremony.