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Royal Denson Wood (Woody), 82, of Homerville, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 5, 2017. He was born in Tift County, Georgia, to Royal Denson Wood, Sr., and Annie Browning Wood on August 5, 1935.
Denson graduated from VSC in 1953. After serving in the army, Denson obtained his advanced degree in Pharmacy from the Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. He enjoyed a long and successful career in pharmacy. In fact, he achieved over 50 years of practice as a Pharmacist in Ga., which made him the oldest in the state.
Along with his lengthy career as a Pharmacist, Denson also served on several local Boards, including The Huxford Genealogical Society, Clinch County Memorial Hospital, and The Clinch County Timberland Jubilee. He was involved in The Chamber of Commerce, The Better Home Town, as well as the building of our Social Hall at HUMC.
Denson enjoyed his greenhouse, reading, and anything involving family and friends. His special hobby was drawing plans for renovations and layouts of his garden.
Denson was predeceased by his parents, and only brother Lee Wood of Tifton, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Geiger Wood, his two sons, Royal Denson Wood III (Jennifer S. Wood) of Atlanta, Ga., David Geiger Wood (Janet Griffin Wood) of Waycross, Ga.,by his cherished and precious grandchild, Madeline Wood of Waycross, Ga., and Doctor Samuel Cobarrubias of Homerville.
Visitation will begin at Homerville United Methodist Church Sanctuary at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, August 9 after which the Celebration Service for Royal Denson Wood Jr. held in Homerville United Methodist Church Sanctuary at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Homerville United Methodist Church (202 S Church St, Homerville, GA 31634)  http://www.homervilleumc.com)
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home, Homerville is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on August 7, 2017
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