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Roy Wayne WoodPassing: January 6, 2024


Talbott Cemetery

Graveside Service

Tuesday, January 9th @ 1:00pm


No Visitation


Talbott Cemetery

Tuesday, January 9th @ 1:00pm

ORLEANS – Roy Wayne Wood, 81, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2024, at his residence.

Born June 30, 1942, in Mitchell, he was the son of Chester and Rosa Nell (Chastain) Wood. He married Nancy Goodpaster on July 19, 1977 and she survives.

Roy graduated from Mitchell High School in 1960. He was a truck driver for most of his career and had been a driver for various trucking companies. Roy greatly enjoyed attending toy tractor shows and collecting Hot Wheels in his spare time. He was a member of the Orleans First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Wood of Orleans; children, Mike Wood of French Lick, Clyde Kellams of Orleans, and Amy (Darren) Norrington of Mitchell; grandchildren, Tiffany Wood of French Lick, Andrew Norrington of Mitchell, and Ian Norrington of Mitchell; three great grandchildren; and siblings, Charlene Stromatt of Norman, and Carey (Debbie) Wood of Mitchell.

His parents; daughter, Julie Marie Wood; and grandson, Matthew Kellams, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, at Talbott Cemetery, with Bro. Larry Chastain officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate/ and to the Shriners Children’s Hospital at https://donate.lovetotherescue.org

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Sharon Major | Sun City West, AZ
    Date: January 12, 2024
    To the family of Roy, his Classmates of Mitchell H.S. Class of 1960 send our sincere condolences for his passing. God Bless You All!
  2. Guest: Mary Cathy Brewer | Bedford
    Date: January 9, 2024
    Carey and family, So sorry for your loss. Prayers, Cathy Brewer
  3. Guest: Nancy Mundy | MITCHELL
    Date: January 7, 2024
    My thoughts and prayers are with you Nancy and your family.
  4. Guest: Roger D Mccracken | Orleans
    Date: January 7, 2024
    He was a good man.
  5. Guest: Karon Chastain Wingard | Bloomington, IN
    Date: January 7, 2024
    I send hugs and prayers to all the family. Roy’s mother and my father were first cousins. Roy graduated from MHS in 1960 with my younger brother Gary. Karon
  6. Guest: Cheryl Wood | Mitchell
    Date: January 7, 2024
    My prayers are with you all during this sadness. Your dad will be missed but remembered with love.
  7. Guest: SarahRatliff | Orleans Indiana
    Date: January 7, 2024
    Nancy and family, so sorry to hear about Roy. Prayers and hugs to all of you! Lonnie and Sarah Ratliff
  8. Guest: Norma Hensley | Bloomington, In.
    Date: January 7, 2024
    I remember him from shows.So sorry for you're loss.
  9. Guest: Fearl Kirk | Martinsville, IN
    Date: January 7, 2024
    So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. Prayers for each of his family! I always enjoyed talking to Roy when I had the pleasure of seeing him and Nancy! He will be greatly missed!