Greg E. Wood

Godfrey | Saturday, October 19 2013

Greg E. Wood, 32 passed away unexpectedly at 3:52 pm Saturday, October 19, 2013 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO with his wife, mother, and grandmother by his side.   


He was born on March 2, 1981 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Rick Lawrence and Laura (Whitehead) Rider.  

He married Corisa Braundmeier on May 22, 2004 at the First Baptist Church in Jerseyville.  She survives.

Greg was a shift leader at Kraft Food in Granite City.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of BDMMC.  He loved spending time with his children and family and was very loved by his family and friends.  

In addition to his wife, Corisa Wood of Godfrey and his mother, Laura (Whitehead) Rider of Alton, he is survived by two children, Logan Tyler Wood and Addison Quinn Taylor Wood; his step father, J.D. Rider of Florida; his grandparents, Arbie Carrico and Neil Carrico and Edward Whitehead all of Jerseyville; his great grandmother, Josie Kallal of Jerseyville; a grandmother. Vi Holland of East Alton; a brother, Dakota Lawrence of East Alton; his mother-in-law, Teri and Bill Towse of Alton; a brother-in-law, Jordan Braunmeier of Alton and two nephews and a niece.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 am at the funeral home on Thursday, October 24, 2013 with Pastor Ed Haun officiating.

Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.

Memorials may be made to a trust fund at 1st Cloverleaf Bank for the children. 

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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