Jerry Don Wood
9/10/1946 - 2/5/2021

Jerry Don Wood, 74, of Caddo Mills passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.  Funeral services are scheduled on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 2:00 P.M., at Caddo Mills High School Gym with Rev. Larry Combs officiating.  Visitation will be on February 21, 2021 starting at 12:00 P.M. to service time.  Burial will follow the service at Caddo Mills IOOF Cemetery. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry was born on September 10, 1946 to John Thomas (Jack) Wood and Ethel Lee Bowen in the Paradise community in Hunt County Texas.  Jerry married the love of his life Kathy Hays on November 22, 1969 in the Paradise Baptist church.  Jerry was a Vietnam Veteran serving his country proudly in the United States Army.  After his time in the service, he owned a diesel delivery business, worked at the Caddo Mills Cotton Gin and spent most of his life farming and ranching. Jerry and his family have dedicated their lives building the 5W Farm Red Brahman Ranch.

Jerry was a life-long member of the Caddo Mills Fire Dept, member and director for the American Brahman Breeders Association, board member and director for the Hunt County Fair, member of the Caddo Mills Masonic Lodge, and a Deacon at First Baptist Church of Caddo Mills.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife Kathy of Caddo Mills, son Donnie Wood of Wills Point, daughter Anisa Gronewald & husband Kyle of Greenville, daughter Angela Penick & husband Kevin of Rapid City, South Dakota, mother-in-law Maxine Hays Clopton, sister-in-law Nancy Schmidt, sister JoNell Oliver & husband James, sister-in-law Donna Wood, grandchildren D.J. Wood, Laci Wood, Dylan Schwartz, Tyler Schwartz, Sarah Brinkley & husband Matt, great granddaughter Whitney, numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larry Wood and Bobby Wood, sisters Patsy Morgan, Peggy Wright and brother-in law Joe Wright.

Pallbearers will be the Caddo Mills Fire Department. 

Honorary Pallbearers will be Brady Williams, Craig Flanagan, Richard Kent, Alton "Boise" Weatherly, Ken Ramsey and Reggie Rodriguez.

We are requesting that you limit the size of the gathering during the visitation due to concerns regarding the current health crisis.  Please feel free to come and pay your respects but limit your contact with others as per recommended guidelines from the CDC.   Family requests that you wear a face mask.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Jerry Wood/Kathy Wood Memorial Fund at American National Bank PO Box 8222 Greenville, TX 75403 


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