George “Jud” Elliot Wood, 73, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late George Thomas and Marjorie Jane (Magill) Wood. He married Judith A. Davis in 1966.
He is survived by two children: George T. and wife Tammy and Paulette “Polly” A. Wood, both of Altoona; four grandchildren: Nicole, Megan, Roseanne, and Chase; five great grandchildren: Abbigail, Seth, Laila, Jenelle, and Aurora; two siblings: William C. and wife Barbara and Amy S. Wood; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother.
Jud worked as an Engineer for Sylvania, Small Tube Products, and North American Communications. He attended St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and was a former member of the Blair County Garden Club. He enjoyed designing and constructing machinery, gardening, trains of all kinds with his father and brother, and reading.
Jud served in the United States Air Force as an Airman from May 1961 to May 1965.
A gathering of friends will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2015 at Mauk and Yates Funeral Home, Inc., 719 N 4th Avenue, Juniata. Interment at Grandview Cemetery.