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The Cherryville Eagle

Dave Wood

Mar 13, 2020 09:04AM

Dave Wood

GASTONIA – David Kenneth “Dave” Wood, 82, of River Ridge Dr., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at his residence. He was born Sept. 17, 1937 in Illinois, to the late Samuel K. and Beatrice S. Wood.

He was a member of First Wesleyan Church and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed racing cars, especially his Corvettes. Dave was a retired field engineer with Honeywell.

Survivors include his sister, Betsy Dyro (Joe); nieces, Carolyn Dyro, and Laura Kennedy; nephew, Peter Dyro; grandsons, Cooper, Parker, and Paxton York; and special friends, Shannon Mosteller and Becky Wood.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 3 p.m., at First Wesleyan Church with Rev. Mark Poe officiating. Burial followed at City Memorial Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Cherryville American Legion Post #100 Honor Guard. The family received friends Tuesday from 2 to 2:45 p.m., prior to the service at the church. 

Memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church, 800 N. Pink St., Cherryville, NC, 28021; or to American Legion Post #100, 215 N. Pink St., Cherryville, NC, 28021.

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mr. Wood.