Spurgeon Hugh Wood, 60, resident of Eldorado passed away January 22, 2020 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Spurgeon was born September 10, 1959 in Tipton, Indiana to Vernon and Bertha (Basinger) Wood. He married Kim (Sisk) Wood September 20, 1991 who survives. He is also survived by three children that loved him very much. Cynthia “Cindy” (George) McGhee of Eldorado, Heather (Aaron) Jones of Eldorado and Patrick Wood of Eldorado. Four grandsons that were very special to him: Jewell McGhee, Haiden McGhee, Elynn Jones and Evan Jones, two sisters: Loretta Dishman of Eldorado, Wanda Wood of Harrisburg, a sister-in-law Patti Smock of Norris City and several nieces and nephews. In Spurgeon’s earlier years he worked at the Ridgway popcorn factory and later ran his own trash route in the Norris City and Omaha area and worked as a mechanic. Spurgeon was very crafty and even built a motorized bike from the ground up. He was a member of the Eagles and loved old cars, trucks and tractors. Spurgeon was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Vernon “Bud” Wood that he dearly loved. Memorial services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Colonial Terrace Funeral Home with Curt Morris officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 am to service time at the funeral home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website www.colonialterracefuneralhome.com
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