Michael Raymond Wood

East Alton | Saturday, May 17 2014

Michael Raymond Wood 56, of East Alton passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born December 11, 1957 to Jessie and Martha Wood. He married Kimberly Tharp June 6, 1992 in Greenfield, IL. He was a devoted husband and wonderful loving father of his two children who miss him greatly. He enjoyed spending time with his family and playing slot machines at the casino and watching old westerns and tv shows. He loved working with the elderly at University Nursing & Rehabilitation where he was employed as Maintenance Supervisor. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in East Alton. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Wood; son, Tony Wood, daughter, Emma Wood; sisters, Jeana (Roger) Proffitt and Melissa (Danny) Spiker; brother, Chris (Melanie) Wood; mother –in-law, Emma Harper and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Wood. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Darrell Fansler officiating. Memorials can be made to the St. Louis chapter of the PKD Foundation for the efforts in finding a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Online guestbook available at

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