Paul “P” Wood

January 17, 2020
Paul “P” Wood

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Paul H. Wood, 70, of Wayside, WV, passed away on January 17th, 2020 after a courageous battle.

Paul was born on April 14th, 1949 to Geneva (Jackie) Cottle and Paul Wood in Hinton, WV. After graduating from Hampton High School in Hampton, VA, Paul made a career in Material Inspection, working for various employers, such as Newport News Shipbuilding and Liebherr.

After retirement, Paul became an active member of Fairview Baptist Church in Forest Hill, WV.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his sons Chris Wood and fiancé Debby Sexton of Wayside, WV and Ryan Wood and wife Amanda of Toano, VA; his former wife and close friend, Sharon Gauldin of Emporia, VA; and his three grandchildren, Warren, Hannah and Johnathan.

Paul made many friends throughout his life; however, four in particular were very close to him for many years, Donnie Hixson, Charles Alston, Roger Ramsey and Darrell Ramsey.

Paul was a very caring, hardworking and loving man who will be missed deeply by many.

A visitation will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg, VA on February 1st, 2020 at 10:30 AM with a memorial service to follow at 11:30 AM.


Saturday, February 1, 2020
11:30 AM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • January 24, 2020
    Sharon Gauldin says:
    Paul was a great person and father he will be missed by everyone

  • January 25, 2020
    Paul was complicated, fun loving ,and had the most infectious laugh you could ever hear , he was my singing partner holding down that bass line to my tenor , a wonderful friend and brother , Today he is in heaven joining another brother Ron singing with angels , sing on brother I will sing with you again in the resurrection

  • January 26, 2020
    Jessica Lee says:
    So many wonderful memories of this beautiful man and his family. Rest easy Paul, you’re home now. Prayers for peace and comfort to all.

  • January 26, 2020
    Annette & Kevin Sauer says:
    We will always remember the great memories and laughs. The Saturday nights at the kitchen table on Reynolds Drive with Paul, Sharon, Darrell and Ronnie laughing until early morning. Love you always, Kevin & Annette Sauer

  • January 26, 2020
    Ryan says:
    Thank you Dad for all the sacrafices you made for Chris and I. We miss you so much and will carry your spirit with us forever. I love you P-Diddy!