COVE CITY | Roy Allen "Snoot" Wood, 69, of the Wintergreen community of Cove City, went home to be with the Lord on the afternoon of Saturday, October 15, 2016. A lover of the land, Snoot's life and passion was devoted to farming and his family. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, flying homing pigeons, playing golf and relaxing at his river home on Bay River. His greatest legacy is one of love for his family and friends. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Wintergreen O.F.W.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia B. Wood; two children, Leroy Wood and wife Amy and Kristin Wood Strawn and husband Chad; two grandchildren, Dustin Wood and Reagan Strawn, all of Cove City; sister, Shirley Cleland of New Bern; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Janie Wood; and brothers, Darrel Wood and Wayne "Monk" Wood. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home and other times at the home. Friends are invited to share memories and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.cottenfuneralhome.com. Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to Wintergreen O.F.W.B. Church or to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.
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