Glenn Ray “Tree” Wood
1941 - 2016
Glenn Ray “Tree” Wood, 75, passed away Wednesday, April 20, in Wichita Falls.
A reception will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Hotter’n Hell Building at 104 E. Scott Ave in Wichita Falls.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Glenn was born March 23, 1941, in Tyler, to Horace R. and Opal Mae (McCoy) Wood. He lived most of his life in Wichita Falls and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a member of the American Mountain Men Association, and a member of the Red River Renegades. He was a Holliday Volunteer Fireman and an EMT for the Holliday Ambulance. He was a member of the National Rifleman’s Association and enjoyed teaching living history to children of all ages and to anyone who would listen. He was also the person who fired the cannon to begin the Hotter’n Hell Hundred Bicycle Race each and every year. He married Barbara Ledesma on March 5, 2005 in Wichita Falls.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Linda; daughter, Tina Beecroft; son, Tony Wood; and two brothers, Tommy Lee Wood and Charles Wood.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ledesma-Wood of Wichita Falls; his children, Tracy Wayne Wood, Crystal Hobbs, and Naomi Mills, all of Wichita Falls, Tonia Reana Gwynn of Iowa Park, Archove M. Noordhoek of Cave City, AR., and Barbara Lee Downy of KY.; 25 grandchildren; and 64 great-grandchildren.