December 2, 1937 - December 2, 2013
Resided in Lincoln, NE
Richard is survived by his second wife, Larysa; daughter and son-in-law Cyndy and Pete Maddux, Lincoln; daughter and son-in-law Gretchen and Brice Middleton and grandsons William and Matthew, Lincoln; son and daughter-in-law Brian and Sarah Wood and grandsons Aaron and Raine, Bozeman, MT; son Richard McCollister Wood and grandson Logan, Lincoln; three brothers Larry (Sue), Alan (Julie), and David (Ann) Wood; sister-in-law Jacqueline Griswold; step-son Sergy Paletski; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his beloved first wife Sandra, his parents, and niece Catharine.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, December 7, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd., Lincoln with Rev. Dr. Andrew McDonald officiating. Prior private burial.
Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Westminster Presbyterian Church Foundation or to the University of Nebraska Foundation.
Visitation: Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Roper and Sons, 4300 O Street.
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