Paul Eugene Wood, age 95, of Shelbina, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri.
Paul was born on June 20, 1924, in Lentner, Missouri, the son of Elmer Lee and Suzanne Rebecca (Jarboe) Wood. He was united in marriage to Mary Evelyn Winget on March 11, 1950 in Shelbina, Missouri at the Shelbina Baptist Parsonage. They were married for 69 years. She preceded him in death on March 2, 2019.
Paul was a graduate of Shelbina High School, a member of Shelbina First Baptist Church, and served many years as a delegate for MFA Oil and MFA Co-op. He was active in 4-H with his children. Paul was a lifelong farmer. He raised livestock and row crops. He and Mary lived on the farm for 48 years before they moved to Shelbina in April of 1998. After retiring and moving to town, he enjoyed being outdoors, mowing and taking care of his lawn. Paul would pass time watching the traffic go by and watching the neighbor children play in his yard. He loved his family and looked forward to visits, spending time and playing games with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Jean Hines and husband Steve of Shelbina, Missouri; four grandchildren, Stephanie Frankenbach (Greg), Jamie Boling (Jil), Daniel Hines, and Amber Hines; four great grandchildren, Miranda Frankenbach, Carson Frankenbach, Cailyn Hines, and Emma Warden; one son-in-law, Rod Boling of Kansas City, Missouri; three sisters-in-law, Nancy Wood, Bonnie Wood and Erma Morrison; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Linda Dianne Boling (who died in 2010); brothers, Roland Wood, Roscoe Wood, Leon Wood, Truman Wood, and Marvin Wood; one sister, Oreta Ann Nothnagel; and one brother-in-law, Bill Morrison.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 9 am to 11 am at the funeral home. Burial will be held in the Shelbina Cemetery, following the funeral service. Memorials may be made to the Shelbina First Baptist Church, Neighbors Helping Neighbors or Donor’s Choice