Leroy F. Wood

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Leroy F. Wood, 79, of Prairie du Chien and formerly of Olin, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, surrounded by his family at his home.  

He was born Sept. 22, 1939, in Olin, the son of Emery and Hazel Wood. 

Leroy served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War as a ship’s engineer. He later worked as an engineer for the Iowa State Penitentiary at Anamosa, retiring after 28 years.  Leroy was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.  

He is survived by his children, Davina (Ken) Matthews and Dana Reed both of Prairie du Chien, Dorrene Smith of Lake City, Minn., Danney (Angie) Harms of Olin and Donna (Kim) Gillilland of Prairie du Chien; son-in-law, Paul Horsfall of Waukon, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Kathy Harms of Tipton, Iowa; his brother, Leonard (Nelia) Wood of Monticello, Iowa; sister-in-law, Lonnie Wood of Mechanicsville, Iowa along with many loving grand and great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his wife Judy, his parents, his children, Dorothea Horsfall, Darrell Harms, a son-in-law Pete Smith, his siblings Ruth Simmons, Marie, Harold and Arthur Wood.

A memorial service, with military honors, will be planned for a future date at the United Methodist Church in Olin, Iowa. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family.  

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