Mr. Claude Thomas Wood of South Boston died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the age of 75.

Mr. Wood was born in Halifax County on March 12, 1947, to the late Isaac Wood Sr. and Mary Irby Wood and was first married to the late Dorothy Logan Wood and later married Joyce Talley Wood.

He was a member of Household of Faith Apostolic Church and was the owner of Wood Contractor and Wood & Son Contractors.

Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, Joyce Wood of the home; four children, Claude Wood (Melissa) and Veresia Wood, all of Halifax, Rodney Wood Sr. of Axton, and Al Wood of South Boston; four bonus children, Adrian Fields of Buffalo Junction, Sharonda Fields of Danville, Erica JaDawn of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Eric Fields of Atlanta, Georgia; three brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; 13 grandchildren; 11 bonus grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his first wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Lonnie Rae Ragsdale; and four brothers, John Wood, Isaac Wood Jr., Arthur Lee Wood and Billy Truman Wood.

Funeral services for Mr. Claude Thomas Wood will be Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Household of Faith Apostolic Church with Elder William J. Howerton Sr., eulogist.

Burial will follow in the Oak Church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.