1934 - 2012
Lifetime area resident, Daniel E. Wood, 78, passed away December 22,
2012, at Regency at The Park, 420 SE Myra Road, College Place, Washington.
Dan was born November 7, 1934, in Walla Walla, to Francis and Mabel
Horney Wood. Although he lived in Walla Walla all his adult life, he grew
up in Waitsburg and graduated from Waitsburg High School in 1952. He enlisted in the US
Navy in 1954 and served until 1957. In 1958, he married Mary Ann Moro in Walla Walla.
They later divorced.
He worked for Baker Boyer National Bank for 31 years, retiring from his
position as an Assistant Vice President in 1993. He also worked at Community
Bank for six years, retiring from there in 2011. As a Family Counselor, he
worked at several local funeral homes, assisting families who were dealing
with the death of a loved one.
He was a very active volunteer throughout his life and was a co-founder and former Board
President of Blue Mountain Heart-to-Heart. He was one of the founding members of the River of Life Metropolitan Community Church in the Tri-Cities, including fourteen years as a Board Member and eleven years as Treasurer. Most recently, he was serving as a Board Member and Treasurer for both the First Congregational Church as well as PFLAG Walla Walla. He was also volunteering
for Triple Point through the Children’s Home Society. He loved photography and taking pictures of nature, flowers and his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law:
Davina and Mark Fogg of Walla Walla and Gia and Glenn
Fluharty of Dayton, Washington; two sons and daughtersin-
law: Patrick and Kelly Wood of Renton, Washington
and Joseph and Taree Wood of Covington, Washington;
his sister, Kaye Wagoner of Walla Walla; four brothers and
sisters-in-law: John and Jill Wood of Starbuck, Washington;
Jim and Denise Wood of Prescott, Washington; Jerry
and Kelley Wood of Chelan, Washington, and Frank
and Cheryl Wood of Texas; seven grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death
by his parents, Francis and Mabel Wood and his brother,
The memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday,
January 19, 2013, at the First Congregational Church 73
S. Palouse, Walla Walla. Cecilia McKean will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First
Congregational Church, Blue Mountain Heart-to-Heart,
Children’s Home Society or PFLAG Walla Walla through
Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military
Road, Walla Walla, Washington 99362.
Friends may write memories and sign the online
guestbook at www.mountainview-colonialdewitt.com