Roy Bert Wood, 79, of Elkin passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at his home. Mr. Wood was born Nov. 23, 1941, in Wilkes County to Walter and Nancy Alice Wood.

Mr. Wood was a retired block mason and an avid fisherman. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Bertha “Peanut” Wood, and brother, Claude Wood.

Survivors include his brothers, Johnny G. Wood (Helen Phillips) of Elkin, Grady Wood of Elkin; nieces and nephews, Sheila Sidden, Julie Mitchell, Joey Wood, Claudia Vanhoy; several great-nieces and nephews; and several great-great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home, P.O. Box 2777, North Wilkesboro, N.C., 28659; St. Jude Children’s Hospital at; or Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn., 38105.

The family would like to thank Lori Ward and the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice for their care.

Online condolences may be made to

Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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