E.J. Wood, 73, of Vidor died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, in Promise Hospital in Nederland.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church of Vidor under direction of Memorial Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

A native of Jasper, he lived in Vidor for 39 years and was a retired maintenance technician with Dupont. He served his country in the Army.

E.J. was preceded in death by his parents Elvin and Audria Wood, brother Burtice Wood, sisters Nelda Harris and Emma Herring.

He is survived by his wife Shirley Wood of Vidor, sons George Bishop of Vidor, and Thomas Wood of Granberry; daughters Renee Pomonis of Beaumont, and Lori Park of Vidor, brother Jack Wood of Vidor, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.