Eugene D. Wood

August 9, 1938 ~ February 28, 2021 (age 82)


Eugene Donald Wood, 82, of Old Post Road, Westerly, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Royal Westerly Nursing Home in Westerly.

Mr. Wood was born in Honolulu, HI on August 9, 1938, the son of the late Cleveland A. and Eleanor G. (Silva) Wood. He is survived by his son, Eugene Donald Wood-Ritchie and his wife, Alexia and two grandchildren, Joshua and Clare, all of CA, his sister, Laverne Kalinowski of HI and dear, devoted friends, Pete and Dolores Teague of Bradford, RI.

Mr. Wood was a retired Navy veteran of 20 years and a retired outside machinist working at Pearl Harbor Shipyard in Oahu, HI for 17 years. He was a proud American who served his country, loved his flag and was a true patriot. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association and a plank owner of the Naval Memorial in Washington DC.

Funeral services will be private and are under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity of your choice. For online condolence, please go to


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