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Francis “Gene” Wood, an 81 year old former Trenton resident, passed away at 8:45 a.m., Friday, June 28, 2024 at Life Care Center of Brookfield.

Graveside services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2024 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Trenton. Memorial donations are suggested to Life Care Center of Brookfield and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

Francis Eugene Wood was born February 21, 1943 in Lebanon, MO to Leonard and Edith Ora Belle (Hubbard) Wood. He grew up in Trenton and graduated from Trenton High School. He worked for the Rival Plant in Sedalia, retiring after 34 years of service. In 2005 he moved to Trenton where he lived with his sister.

He is survived by a sister Dorothy Hessenflow of Independence, MO, and numerous nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Billy Wood, and sisters Mary Windsor, Veda Shockey, and Ruth Hickman.