Edwin Aubrey Wood passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Edwin was born June 17, 1929 to Clausen and Catherine Wood in Oneonta. He attended the Sidney Central School, graduating in 1946. He was employed at Keith Clark Calendar Factory for 40 years until his retirement as a first pressman.
Edwin married Jacqueline Dunshee in 1950 and together, they raised five children: Michael, Joelene, Peter, Thomas and Andrew.
Edwin volunteered as a peewee and little league coach and as a scouting Dad as his children were growing. He was an avid bowler, often traveling to tournaments in, Ohio, Buffalo and Rochester, as a member of the Mirabito Team. He and Jackie also traveled around the Northeast to antique and bottle shows.
Edwin was a 63 year member of the Sidney Moose Lodge, 56 year member of the Sidney Elks Lodge, and was also inducted in the Tri-County Bowling Hall of Fame.
Ed was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Jacqueline; his sister and her husband, Frances and James Shattuck; his son and daughter-in-law, Pete and Colette Wood; and his son-in-law, Terry Cole.
Surviving are his daughter, Joelene Cole; sons, Michael, Thomas (Beth) and Andrew Wood; his grandchildren, Garrett (Candace), Jared (Christina), Aaron (Jeanette), Jeff (Lisa), Dustin (Kate), Aubrey, Thayne, Emily, Jacqueline and Allyson Wood, Sarah (Luke) Coddington; great-grandchildren Owen and Whitney Wood, Cambre, Tatum and Ryder Coddington, Hannah, Caroline Grace and Lily Wood. Ed was especially fond of his poker friends, Chris and Gary, Howard, Sharon and Jim.
Friends were invited to call from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the funeral chapel. Burial will take place in the spring in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney. Share condolences and memories with the family at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.