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Jimmie Ray Wood

September 18, 1934 ~ January 18, 2021 (age 86)


Jimmie Ray Wood, 86, proud 20 year U.S. Marine Corps retired 1st Sgt. and Jim's Cabinet Shop owner, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021. Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett Wood and Phoebe Ruth Mills; brother, Gerald Wood; sister, Anna Jean Owens; grandson, Brandon Neal Bentley; and son-in-law, Kenneth Knoblauch. Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Freda Wood; children, Sherry Hansberry (Bruce), Dianna Knoblauch, and Joanna Whitaker (Douglas); extended family, Stacey Coronado, Frank Molnar family; nine grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of good friends he dearly loved. Visitation with family present will be held from 5-8 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway. Celebration of Life Service, 1 pm, Thursday, Jan. 28, at West Side Church of God, 1900 W. McCormick. (In honor of Jim, please wear a mask.) Memorials to: Marine Corps League Air Capitol Detachment #773 Commandant Alan Daniel 2610 S Oak Wichita, KS 67217 and West Side Church of God Food Pantry 1900 W. McCormick Wichita, KS 67213. Share condolences at Services by Cozine Memorial Group-Broadway Mortuary. Semper Fidelis




Good Conduct Medal w/5*

Purple Heart

Vietnamese Campaign Medal w/device 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Vietnam Service Medal w/1*

National Defense Service Medal

Presidential Unit Citation

Combat Action Ribbon

Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/palm

Navy Unit Commendation

Meritorious Unit Commendation 



Certification of Commendation

Commanding General Certificate of Commendation

Letter of Appreciation 




January 27, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Broadway Mortuary, S. Broadway

Celebration of Life Service
January 28, 2021

1:00 PM
West Side Church of God
1900 W. McCormick
Wichita, KS 67213

January 28, 2021

White Chapel Cemetery, Wichita


Marine Corps Air Capitol Detachment #773 c/o Commandant Alan Daniel
2610 S. Oak, Wichita KS 67217

West Side Church of God Food Pantry
1900 W. McCormick, Wichita KS 67213

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