Carroll E. “Woody” Wood • September 7, 2020



Carroll E. “Woody” Wood, 75, of Pensacola, Florida went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 7, 2020.  

Carroll was born December 27, 1944 in Columbia, South Carolina to Theodore Leroy and Evelyn Baughman Wood. He spent 21 years in the United States Air Force and 21 years Civil Service on Pensacola NAS. Carroll was a member of both Brownsville Assembly of God and Church of His Presence for many years. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, W. Earl Wood, Leroy T. Wood and Charles M. Wood; sister, L. Geneva Meares; brothers-in-law, Bill Eldridge and Bob (Flo) Eldridge.

He is survived by his wife of 49.5 years, Mae L. Wood; daughter, Patricia (Allen) Jones and their sons, Ryan (Felicia) Jones (grandson, Rowan Jones) and Colin Jones; son, Brian (Lara) Wood and their children, Brittany (Clayton) Folk and Christian Wood; daughter, Christine (Robert) Oliver and their children, Wyatt Oliver, Ally Oliver, Mary Oliver, Grace Oliver, and Lilly Oliver; siblings, Shirley (Ted-deceased) Hertz, Gayle (Randy-deceased) Jones, and Linda (Woody-deceased) White; brothers-in-law, Bill Meares, Ken Eldridge, James Eldridge; sisters-in-law, Mable Wood, Frances Wood, Helen (Bill-deceased) Harvey, Lois (Red-deceased) Gaines, Mary Francher as well as many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Brownsville Assembly of God Church with Dr. Evon Horton and Pastor Burke Zack on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 8am until the service begins at 9am with a procession leaving at 9:30am for burial at Barrancas National Cemetery. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

For those who wish, donations may be made to Covenant Care for My Wish, 5041 North 12th Avenue Pensacola, Florida 32504. 

The family would like to thank Covenant Care for their heartfelt care and compassion during this time.

  1. Rebecca Powers says:

    Mae, Christine, and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. May the peace of God rest upon you and in you, now and always.
    Becky Powers

  2. Barbara Helms says:

    Mae, please know I will be praying for you during this most difficult time.

  3. Brian Wood says:

    To the best friend I ever had
    We’re he walked I tried to follow
    And when he talked I tried to emulate his words
    He was an inspiration and roll model
    He carried the Word of God we’re ever he went
    He would say God Is Good All the Time
    I wanted to be just like him
    and I’m so proud to have known him
    My Dad

    And he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”
    So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household.” Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their stripes. And immediately he and all his family were baptized.
    Acts 16:30-34

    Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call.”
    Acts 2:38,39

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