Sherman Wood, Jr.

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October 10, 1935 - December 12, 2017

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Sherman F. Wood, Jr., age 82 of Westerville, OH passed away December 12, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. In retirement from his career as a salesman/owner/founder of Surwood Products, he and his wife Irene, enjoyed ushering at Columbus Blue Jackets and OSU football games. He also took immense pride in following the sporting careers of his grandsons. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Irene; children, Mike Wood, Mark Wood, Sandy (David) Pritchard and Greg (Karen) Wood; grandchildren, Tyler and Eli Pritchard. A private family service will be held at Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Parkinson Foundation of Central Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, OH 43231.


Larry Kershner - Dec 23, 2017

So sorry for your lose. It goes withou saying Sherm was truly one of the great guys I have met. My love to you and your family. Larry

Charles Gowin - Dec 21, 2017


Traci Hamm - Dec 19, 2017

Irene, I am devastated to hear about the loss of Sherm. I feel privileged that I got to know him. He was amongst my favorites at the Arena. I always looked forward to his infectious smile and his kindness. I send you all love and prayers. I know he is in good company up there. I am sure our other Arena family members that have passed on will keep him in good company, especially during games.

Terri Gainey - Dec 18, 2017

I’m so sorry to hear the sad news. I have such wonderful, fond memories of the years of friendship & fun our families shared. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers today and always. Love, Terri Gainey (McNeal) & family

Gary and Mona Clark - Dec 17, 2017

So sorry that God took such a good husband, father, Grandfather and friend. We will also remember the fun times we all had back in Westerville.

Judi Murphy - Dec 16, 2017

Irene, I am so sorry to hear of Sherm passing.I have many fond memories of him (and you) when you worked as a Redcoats at the OSU Stadium. We always had fun but worked hard, too.
Hugs and blessings to you and your family during this time.

Marianne Lannan - Dec 15, 2017

Dear Irene, Sandy and Family, My sincere condolences to you at the loss of Sherm. I enjoyed working with him as a redcoat at OSU for several years. We spoke often on the phone since then. He was very proud of the accomplishments of his kids and grand-kids. He loved his family, the Buckeyes and Blue Jackets. He was a good friend and will be greatly missed. May your countless happy memories comfort you now. Fondly, Marianne

Mary&Skip Heckler - Dec 15, 2017

We are so sorry to hear about your father. Please know that he is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you & your family during this time of mourning. We love you.

Frank & Pat Paolozzi - Dec 15, 2017

Our Love and best wishes go out to you all – Sherm was a special person and we were proud to call him a friend – we had great times in Westerville, and will never forget him.

Linda Linkhorn - Dec 15, 2017

Sorry to hear about Sherman. My thoughts and prayers to you and the family.

Diane DeGonia - Dec 15, 2017

Irene: Sherm was my first friend when I moved to Columbus in 1959 and worked with him at the Ohio Unemployment Bureau….Over the years, we did manage to share lunch when he was in my area on business…we so enjoyed catching up on our families and life in general…please know I am so saddened by his passing. He was a wonderful man and friend for over 50 years….Hugs to your family.

Linda Harris - Dec 15, 2017

Old friendships are the best. Sherm was in our wedding. Gill enjoyed him so much. Hopefully they are in Heaven and still laughing and talking. My heart goes out to all the family. Love, Linda

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