Jewel Wood, 82, of Hixson, Tennessee, formerly of Bogalusa, Louisiana, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2012.
His family dearly loved him and he will be deeply missed.
Jewel loved kids, everyone that he would meet he would make friends with them by offering them one of the many fifty cent pieces he kept in his pocket. He served his country in the United States Army and he was a retired police officer with the Bogalusa Police Department.
He is survived by his children, Gloria Wood, Michael and Lisa Wood, Larry and Cea Wood; grandchildren, Steve and Natalie Faulkner, Zach Faulkner, Carey Marlow; and great-grandchildren, Brylee and Kinsley Faulkner and Gracie Vaughn.
The funeral service will be at a later date in Bogalusa. Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements there.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379.