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Bryan Wood

July 10, 1950 - April 20, 2019

 

 

Bryan Wood, 68, of Cadillac, Michigan, passed away on April 20, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born to parents Victor and Joyce Wood, on July 10, 1950 in Greenville, MI. Bryan graduated from Cadillac Senior High School in 1968. A short time later he met the love of his life Myrna (Flynn) and were united in marriage on July 10, 1970. They raised a daughter Angela (Weston), and two sons, Christopher and Bradley.

In 1973, Bryan started working at Wedin International and retired from there in 2015 but continued to work part-time until his passing. Bryan had a passion for sports and the outdoors. He loved to hunt, fish and coach youth sports. Bryan was deeply involved in the CASA Football program and the Cadillac Northmen for many years. His humor, infectious smile, and his kind and warm heart impacted numerous lives. Bryan was compassionate about his family and was a shining example to all.

He was deeply rooted in his faith and attended church regularly at First Christian Church of Cadillac. There he assumed many roles that included being an elder and Chairman of the Property Committee.

He is survived by his mother Joyce, wife Myrna, brother Mike, sister Nancy (Nixon), two sons, Christopher and Bradley, six grandchildren, Ashley (Quinn), Kyle (Dibert), Cheyenne (Mongar), Anthony (Mongar), Madison (Bogardus), Isabella, Lilly, Rose, Bradley Jr, and one great-grandchild, Emerson (Dibert).

Bryan was preceded in death by his father, Victor, his sister Michele (Kleeman) and his daughter, Angela (Weston).

A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at First Christian Church in Cadillac with light food and beverages being served.

Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to Myrna Wood. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

  • Jean Bonham - Apr 23rd, 2019 6:48 am

    "Our thoughts are wish you. Bryan will be so missed. We are here if you need anything. Dan & Jean"

  • Rex Nixon - Apr 23rd, 2019 7:15 am

    "Latest memory, March 31, I need a ride to TVC to catch a 0550 flight back to AGS.. Bryan volunteered to get up @ 0300 on a Sunday morning to take me. Little did I know that that was my last Goodbye to Brian. But that was the type of Guy he was..."shirt off his back". "

  • ELSIE MOORE - Apr 23rd, 2019 7:49 am

    "Myrna and Family, Michelle and I both send our deepest and heartfelt sympathies. All were blessed to have known Bryan. He rests with Angie. Peace and Love to you all."

  • Daniel G Brooks - Apr 23rd, 2019 8:40 am

    "Sympathies to Myrna, Chris and Brad. Bryan was always a "breath of fresh air" to those around him. Blessed to have known Bryan. RiP, my friend."

  • Sharon Arts - Apr 23rd, 2019 10:55 am

    "I'm going to miss his teasing. He tried to block me out of the church the last time I saw him. Then he hugged me and let me know he was glad to see me. My heartfelt sympathy to Myrna, his sons, Joyce, Mike, and Nancy."

  • Rick Blackmer - Apr 23rd, 2019 12:36 pm

    "Myrna so sorry to hear about Brian. We had many a good times hunting together over the years. He was a good friend. May he Rest In Peace. "

  • Jamey Sheppard - Apr 23rd, 2019 3:41 pm

    "Bryan, I will never forget the day I met you in Virginia Beach when you cane down to meet Chris while we were in the Marines. I could tell that very day what kind of man and dad you were and how much you loved your family. Years later it was nice to get you know you more when you lived in Jacksonville. Your son and I have bee. Like brothers since I was barely an adult and we still speak regularly. Every time we talk we give an update to how each of our old man was doing. Chris loves you so much and you have been a great example of husband, father, and child of God. Well done and finally be at piece. Myrna he loved you an much and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Jamey and family "

  • Jack Rabun - Apr 23rd, 2019 6:03 pm

    "Bryan and Myrna are my oldest friends in Cadillac and I can’t say enough about what that means. Bryan meant so much to US at Wedin and My Entire Family. He was a LIGHT So BRIGHT. And Myrna always made sure that light stayed so VERY BRIGHT. Tomorrow I will Eulogize My Co-Worker, Myrna’s Husband, and OUR Friend that I will always miss so very Dearly. Take care Bryan as You were a under the radar Man of GOD and a person who deserves a seat at that VERY front table. God Bless You and Your Entire Family. Thank you Jack & Marie Rabun "

  • Bonnie Schlagel - Apr 23rd, 2019 6:34 pm

    "My thoughts and prayers go out to Bryan's family. I know he will be deeply missed. May God bless all of you."

  • Nick Nelson - Apr 24th, 2019 2:59 pm

    "Myrna, Living with loss changes you. To love with an open heart is a gift you have always had and now you suffer as a result of your love by living through the pain of grief. Let the tears flow they help heal you in your grief. nick"

  • Sheri Benander - Apr 24th, 2019 6:02 pm

    "The world is a sadder place--Bryan was one of the best, always making sure he spread smiles. Sending prayers!"

  • Brian Williams - Apr 24th, 2019 7:04 pm

    "I am happy to say I was given to honor of working with Bryan at Wedin International. He was a hard working man who enjoyed life and always made me smile. He loved his family and friends and they loved him back. The mold was broken when he was made and I’m proud to call him a friend. Some of my best memories of Bryan was the joy we had picking on each other at work. I always missed that and I will forever miss you. "

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