Thomas Earl Wood was born on October 2, 1930, in Ennis, Texas to James L. and Alta Brown Wood. He passed away on February 1, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. He was a resident of Midlothian for 40 years.

Thomas retired from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Thomas is survived by his daughter: Delana Freeman and husband Eddie; grandchildren: Chad A. Fedrick and Aaron K. Fedrick,; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; nephews: Don Wade and wife Bobbie and Jimmy Wade and wife Shirley.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 10:30 am at DFW National Cemetery, with Pastor Steve Gilly officiating.

Arrangements by Midlothian Funeral Home, Randy Hampton, Director, 200 E. Ave E. Midlothian, Texas 76065, 972-723-9884,