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Obituary for Joseph "JB" Wood

Joseph Braden Wood, 75, passed away on Monday, July 9th, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. JB was born on April 12th, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia, he was the son of Fredrick Wood, Sr. and Betty Harlow. JB owned and operated his own masonry company called Cobra Masonry. When he was not working you could find JB surf fishing.

Joseph is survived by his daughter Bonnie Suzanne Umphlet; sons, Ronald S. (Diana) Wood, Sr., Donald S. (Janet) Wood, Joseph B. Wood, Jr., Jeffery (Diedra) Wood; brother Fredrick V. Wood, Jr.; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by the mother of his five children Helen Faye Whitley and two brothers Smith and Allen.

JB will be greatly missed by all.

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