Bishop James Wood, 86, of Scottsville, KY passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Magnolia Village in Bowling Green, KY. The Scottsville, KY native was a retired employee of General Electric in Louisville, KY, a member of the Bushwhackers Bass Club, Dunavan Lodge #292 F & AM and the Scottish Rite and attended Red Hill General Baptist Church. He was a son of the late John Ray Wood, Sr. and Ruby Mae Hargett Wood and husband of the late Eunice Novene Saylors Wood.
He is survived by 1 sister: Barbara Fykes, Scottsville, KY;
3 sisters-in-law: Judy Wood and Barbara (Bobbye) Wood, both of Scottsville, KY and Follis Perdue, Louisville, KY;
1 brother-in-law: Bobby Saylors, Smiths Grove, KY;
Several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers: J. R. Woods, Jr., David Paul Woods and Rodney Gerald Woods; 1 sister: Evelyn Oneita Willoughby.
Funeral service will be 12 noon Wednesday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Lynn Herrington officiating and burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 noon to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and after 7:00 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at Goad Funeral Home.
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