Fred O. Wood December 17, 1926 – October 9, 2014

Fred O. Wood December 17, 1926 - October 9, 2014

Funeral Services Friday, October 17, 2014 – 3:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Entombment will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy. A reception will follow. Family would appreciate donations to the Gilroy Foundation. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.
 Fred O. Wood passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014, at St. Louise Hospital, Gilroy, after a short illness.
 Husband of the late Virginia Wood. Father of Alonda Wood Lautenschlager (Brent ) of Nashville, TN, Andrea Habing (Jim) of Gilroy and Angela Wood of Gilroy. Grandfather of Nathan Lautenschlager of Nashville, TN, Alyssa Habing of San Francisco, CA, Andrew Habing of Gilroy, CA, Natalie Kretz Rodrigues (Ryan) of Hollister, CA, and Bryan Kretz of McKinley, CA. Great-grandfather of Cash and Zephyr of Hollister. Brother of Della Knapp of Elko, NV.
 Proceeded in death by six siblings.
 Born in Ogden, UT; raised in Elko, NV.
 Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.
 Assistant City Manager of Santa Clara, before moving to Gilroy in 1963, to become City Administrator until his retirement.
 Lifetime member of Gilroy Elks and Chamber of Commerce. Past member of Gilroy Kiwanis. Past volunteer of South Valley Community Theatre, United Way, Gilroy Garlic Festival, Bonanza Days and the Vagabums RV group.

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