Casey Wood


Casey Dean Wood, age 44, of Whittier, N.C., went to be with his dad on June 14, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his loving father, Larry Henry Wood.

Casey is survived by his longtime partner, Jill Cagle; grandmother, Colene Ogle; mother and stepfather, Sharon and Alan Wyatt; brothers, Chris and Daryl (Regina); sister, Amanda; uncles, Rick (Pam) Wood, Harold Wood and Harry Wood and Larry Ogle (Linda), Mike Ogle (Beth); and aunts, Pat (Earl) Fortner and Linda (Jim) Mackey; along with his favorite, Aunt Mary (Mitchell) Jenkins. He also has many nieces, nephews and cousins whom he loved and cherished; along with special friend, Kathleen Brooks.

Casey was a graduate of Swain County Schools, class of 1994. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved fishing.  He loved his work in the nursing home taking care of the elderly and they loved him just as much. He will be missed and loved by many.

The family is gathering at the home of Mary and Mitchell Jenkins.

A funeral service was held in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home Thursday, June 18, 2020, at noon with Rev. Marty Pressley officiating.

Burial followed at the Whittier Community Cemetery.

The family begin gathering at the funeral home around 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service.