Walton Luke Wood, Jr. 62 of Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. He was born March 5, 1956 in Pasquotank County to the late Walton Luke Wood and Frances Winslow Wood. He was a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church and sang in the choir. He was an assistant custodian at Elizabeth City Parks and Recreation.
He is survived by two sisters, Kay Fort and husband Steve of Lexington, NC and Brenda Westling and husband Carlos of Hertford, NC; and a brother, Wallace Wood and wife Christa of Hertford, NC. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline W. Rogerson and Zelma Wood.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Don Morris officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the funeral home lobby. Memorial donations may be made to Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, 700 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or to Special Olympics of North Carolina, 2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27560. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Wood family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting http://www.TwifordFH.com.