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William Russell Wood

October 18, 1936 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 83)


William R. Wood, age 83, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020.  He served in the U.S. Army, graduated from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, and Washburn Law School, Topeka, Kansas.  He practiced law in Wichita, Kansas until his retirement in 1988, when he relocated to rural Elk County, Kansas.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Evelyn (Martin) Wood. He is survived by his sons, William (Pamela) Wood II, of Wichita, and Steven (Andrea) Wood of Palm City, FL; his grandchildren, Michael Wood, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Lauren (James) Dutcher, of Wichita, and Alex Wood, of Palm City, FL; and his great-grandchild, Elliana Dutcher, of Wichita.  A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Butler Community College Foundation
Hubbard Welcome Center, 2000 Building
901 S. Haverhill Road
El Dorado, Kansas 67042

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Butler Community College Foundation
Hubbard Welcome Center, 2000 Bldg, 901 S. Haverhill Rd, El Dorado KS 67042

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