On Monday, May 12, 2008, DAVID CLARK WOOD, SR., 70, of Essex, died at Franklin Square Hospital in Rosedale. He retired from Health Care and Finance in Baltimore in 1998; dear son of the late Con Wood and Mamie Roberts; survivors includes his wife, Dixie Wood of 41 years, his beloved children, David Wood, Jr., Christine Waldron, John Wood, Jim Wood, Richi Crockett, Mark Wood and Dan Wood, dear brother of James "Woody" Wood, Don Wood, Mike Wood and Patsy Pless. Also survived by 17 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday May 17, 2008 at the Elks Lodge in Essex. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital memorial and Honor program, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.