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Justin L. Wood
Aug 21, 2012 - Staff
Justin L. Wood, of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. He was 33 years old.
Mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Saint Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton. Father Dave Erickson will officiate. Cremation has taken place.
Justin Lyle Wood was born Aug. 27, 1978, in Cheyenne, to Daria (Brown) Wood and Leonard Wood.
He attended St. Margaret's Catholic School and Riverton High School where he was a wrestler. In 2001 he moved to Laramie, and then moved back in 2010.
While in Laramie, he met his future wife, Angela Johnson. They married July 27, 2007, in Dubois. They had a daughter, Paige Dean, who was the light of his life.
He worked in the construction business as a carpenter. He enjoyed his work, and co-workers and bosses alike said he was an honest and valued employee.
His family said he loved being a dad and that he was the best dad ever. They said he enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, coyote hunting, playing video games and his dad's 1971 Ford truck.
He is survived by his wife, Angela; daughter Paige; mother Daria Wood; sisters Nichole and Amanda Wood; father- and mother in-law Don and Dee Johnson and Cathy Kimmel; grandmothers Catherine Brown and Barbara Campbell; grandmother-in-law Marlene Johnson; grandparents-in law Pat and Larry Dailey and Judy and Hal Pemperton; brothers-in-laws Andy Johnson, Carl Johnson, Zack Kimmel and Jake Holcomb; sister-in-law Crystal Cabada and husband Sergio; nephews Alex Franck, Jordan Cabada and Drew Conard; nieces Samantha Mendes, Chrissy Cabada, Katie Cabada and Megan Cabada.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Wood; grandfathers Charles "Rollie" Brown and Leonard "Woody" Wood; great-grandmother Charlotte Linsdau; and nephews Korbin Hanson and Halo Cabada.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the Justin Wood Memorial in care of Central Bank and Trust, 220 N. Federal Blvd. Riverton, WY 82501.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.