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Theodore James “Ted” Wood, 63 of Salisbury passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Wake Forest Medical Center. Ted was born in Newark, NJ on May 23, 1950, firstborn son of Geraldine Biondo Wood and the late Francis T. Wood.
Ted received his Master’s degree at William Patterson College in New Jersey. A Special Education Teacher with the Rowan-Salisbury School System, he retired in May 2012, while at Salisbury High School. He was a family man and enjoyed playing the guitar.
Survivors in addition to his mother include; wife, Lydia Wood; sons, Theodore “Teddy” Wood and wife Jena of Salisbury; Jacob “Jake” Wood and wife Annie of Charlotte, NC; Lucas “Luke” Wood and fiancée Lauren Lashua of Salisbury; daughter, Lori A. Drost and husband Steven of Ohio; grandchildren: Aden, Ryan, Gabrielle, Isaiah, Joshua, AJ and Tyler.
Siblings include, Michael Wood and wife Lee; Kevin Wood and wife Karen; David Wood; Ann Ferro and husband John; Dean Wood; Jacque Davis; Peggy Wood; Kitty Whitson.
The memorial service will be held at Northgate Church, 1255 West Ridge Road, Salisbury at 2pm on Friday, January 31, 2014 and will be conducted by Dr. Donald Vess.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, www.braintumor.org; 55 Chapel Street Suite 200; Newton, MA, 02458, or to Destiny City Church, Building Fund, www.destinycity.org/#/destiny-city; PO Box 73, Salisbury NC 28144.
Online condolences can be made to the Wood family at www.carolinacremation.com. Carolina Cremation of Salisbury, NC is assisting the Wood family.