Charles Henry Wood Jr., 52, proud employee of the City of Virginia Beach

Charles Henry Wood Jr., 52, peacefully passed away in his sleep Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, from complications due to early onset dementia.

A native and lifelong resident of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, he attended Norfolk Catholic High School and Granby High School. He was employed at the Norfolk Ford Assembly Plant until its closing, and most recently, he was a proud employee of the City of Virginia Beach in the Parks and Recreation Department. He loved attending Old Dominion University football games, and he passed his love of playing soccer and the ocean on to his children. He was a member of Bayside Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher and usher for many years.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 24 years, Susan, and their three children, Noah, Morgen and Olivia. He is also survived by his father, Charles H. Wood Sr., and his wife, Neta; mother, Sandra Gough, and her husband, Bill; brother, Eric Wood; daughter, Tiffany; sister, Shelly Johnson, and her husband, Keith, and their children, Emma and Ben; along with a host of extended family and friends.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at Bayside Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope For Life Rescue Inc. in memory of Chuck.

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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