Arthur W. Wood Jr.

Jul 31, 2018
Arthur Wood Jr.

Augusta — Arthur W. "Woodie" Wood Jr., age 88, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at Maine Veterans Home following a long illness. He was born in Portland Feb. 10, 1930, the son of Arthur W. Wood Sr. and Mona R. (Dyer) Wood, both of whom predeceased him..

Woodie was a graduate of Portland High School and served in the Marine Corps from 1947 to 1950.

He was a retired Maine State Police trooper, retiring at the rank of detective sergeant. Following retirement, Woodie kept busy with part-time employment at various car dealerships and spent time each winter in Florida.

Woodie was predeceased by his wife, Claudette B. (Deschaine) Wood, and two sisters, Jean M. Pierce and Joan M. Smith.

He is survived by three sons, Scott W. Wood (Jeannie), Stephen J. Wood (Patty) and Jason A. Wood (Ellen), all of Warren; three daughters, Debra J. Hilt (Keith) of Union, Kimberly R. Cochran (William) of Cushing, and Cathy M. Clark (Russ) of Portland; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a niece.

At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A committal service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, in the chapel at the new Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Arthur’s memory be made to: American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086.

Arrangements are with Plummer Funeral Home, Augusta. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at

Comments (1)
Posted by: Jeannie L. Wood | Aug 06, 2018 06:04

Going to miss you Dad. Love Scott

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