Everett Dean Wood, 77 of Granite City, Illinois passed from this life on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois. Mr. Wood was born on October 16, 1933 in Granite City, Illinois a son of the late George & Lena (Johnson) Wood. Mr. Wood proudly served his country in the United States Navy & served aboard the USS Missouri in the Korean War. He worked for Union Starch as a painter and retired from Archer Daniel Midland Company in 1997 after many years of dedicated service. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Doris (Squires) Wood; daughters Dawne & Darrell Tyler of Edwardsville, Illinois, Dana & Joe Failoni of Edwardsville, Illinois; sisters Georgann Wood of Florida, Janet & Kenneth Davis of Granite City, Illinois; grandchildren Travis Tyler, Melissa Tyler, Michael Failoni & Jordyn Failoni; many nieces & nephews, cousins and many friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers James Wood, Roger Wood & Charles Wood; Mother & Father in law John & Ruth Squires.
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