Jason Courtland Wood
Jason Courtland (J.) Wood, 45, of Raleigh passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. He was born to David Mack Wood and Ava Susan Lee Wood on April 8, 1975. He graduated from North Lenoir High School in 1993 and Appalachian State University in 1997. He was employed by the NC State Employees Credit Union as a Construction Loan Underwriter. Jason loved music and food. He shared a passion for gardening with his mother, with whom he spent countless hours planning, planting, and tending.
Jason was a beloved son, brother, and friend who is survived by his father, David Mack Wood of Kinston; sister, Kathryn Alexis Wood of Fuquay-Varina; maternal aunt, Jo Ann Lee Miller of Pleasant Hill; paternal uncle, Gary Lee Wood and wife Cindy of St. Cloud, FL; paternal uncle, Doyle Edwin Wood, of Wichita, KA; paternal aunt, Raven Malone Wood of Hawaii; maternal cousins Franklin Lee Miller and Lisa Miller Stancill of Pleasant Hill, Joan Miller Robertson of Louisburg, and Marilyn Murphy Hoover of Kinston; paternal cousins Amanda Wood Zinnert of St. Cloud, FL, Cassie Wood Barragree of Valdosta, GA, Bobbi Sweeney of Hawaii, and Dee Dee Sweeney of Katy, TX.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Ava Susan Lee Wood; maternal aunt, Peggy Joyce Lee Murphy; uncles Robert Bruce (R.B.) Miller and Thomas Ivey (Tim) Murphy; and cousins, Bruce Edward Miller and Melissa Ann Stancill.
A celebration of Jason’s life will be held outdoors on the grounds of Pleasant Hill Christian Church (4306 Pleasant Hill Rd, Pink Hill, NC 28572) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm. In the case of inclement weather, the celebration will be held in the church's Fellowship Hall. Family and friends are invited to share fond memories of Jason at the service. Those unable to attend are invited to leave a memory, comments, or photos for the family on Pink Hill Funeral Home's virtual Tribute Wall.
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