David Lee Wood

David Lee Wood, 76, Olathe, KS passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at the Overland Park Regional Med. Ctr., Overland Park, KS. 

David was born April 25, 1943 in Kansas City, Mo to John and Nellie Wood. He was a 1961 graduate of Van Horn High School and graduated from the FBI National Acadamy in 1979. He was a veteran of the US Navy and Marine Corp during the Cuban Missle Crisis. He entered Law Enforcement in 1964 and retired form the Kansas Bureau of Investigation in 1995.

David was a member of the Marine Corp League, VFW Post 7397, American Legion Post 407, and was a 4th degree knight with the St. Paul Knights of Columbus.

David was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Darrell Wood and sister Phyllis Henderson. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Rosalee; daughter, Tammi (Glen) Taylor, League City, TX; son, John (Lori) Wood, Lenexa, KS; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial, Visitation and Rosary

Mass of Christian Burial will 8:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at the St. Paul Catholic Church, Olathe, KS; burial in the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Amos Family Funeral Home, where a rosary recitation will be 5:00 pm.


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19 Comments on “David Lee Wood”

  1. Kathie Jo (Dollard) Vogelsang Says:

    My Heart goes out to you Roselee, Tammi and John. Love you all so much!

  2. Rose Ferguson (Ross) Says:

    I’m sorry to hear of David’s death. My condolences to all his family. May God be with you all & help you in your grief.

  3. Shelley Moreno Says:

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Rose,Juan and I thank you and Dave for the love you have given to Ktrynha and Bishop.

  4. David and Miriam Cogswell Says:

    A great man has passed on to the other side. But where he’s going all great man gather together. Sempir Fi Marine!
    Our condolences to your family during this time.
    The celebration of his life will be remembered!
    Duty, Honor, Loyalty!

  5. Vic and Jo Ann Mitosinka Says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tammi and your family

  6. Martin Kramer Says:

    Dave was a good man always fun to be around.
    Rose you have my sympathy and prayers.

  7. Rose Reynolds Says:

    Rose I can’t begin to tell you how sorry I am for you and your family. David was such a kind & wonderful man, he will truly be missed. I am praying for you and your family!!!

  8. Ktrynha Rangel Says:

    Aunt Rose, and Wood family, we send our thoughts and prayers to you during this time. Bishop and I were so lucky to have had Uncle Dave love us and encourage us and support us through the years. We will miss him deeply.

  9. Jesus (JP) Velasquez Says:

    Rose our heartfelt condolences go out to you and family as I considered Dave a great person and friend. Our prayers are with you, and may the Lord give you all peace and comfort.

  10. Charlene Richardson Says:

    Rose I’m so sorry to hear about Dave. He was a sweet man. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and the whole family.

  11. Terry & Luci Sullivan Says:

    Rose and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss Dave greatly, but will always have lots of wonderful memories to hold onto. May God bless you and give you peace.

  12. Craig & Melissa Martin Says:

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. He sounded like a great man & loved by so many people! Thinking of you & your family during this difficult time. Sending love & hugs your way!

  13. Vikki and Jim Zaccarello Says:

    We are so sorry for the loss of Dave. He will be remembered fondly. Prayers to you and all of your family for strength now and in the future.

  14. Mary Pat Owens (Helen Wiesing’s sister) Says:

    Rose,
    Just heard about your husbands death. Saw you at Holy Trinity grandparents day. I pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult period. Accept my deepest condolences.
    Mary Pat and Mike Owens

  15. Bob & Jan McFadden Says:

    Dear Rose, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. We had such fun with you and Dave at the convention. We are keeping you in our prayers.
    Bob and Jan McFadden

  16. Milo Hernandez Says:

    Rose. So so sorry for your loss. Just wanted you and the kids to know what an awesome guy he was. Not only in his personal life but also in his LAW ENFORCEMENT life. It was always a pleasure working along side with him on several cases. He will be missed‍♀️

  17. Laynard Shearer (Lanny) Lt Col KHP Ret. Says:

    The Dave Wood family,
    Dave was always a pleasure to work with during my days with the Kansas Highway Patrol whether it be on a case that we both had an interest in or just to share a cup of coffee on a friendly visit. My sincere condolence to his friends and family.

  18. Karla Danielson Says:

    John and family. I am so sorry for your loss. In my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  19. Ben Silk Says:

    So sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. We worked together
    while I was with KHP, and often enjoyed running-into
    Dave following his KBI retirement, like at Mission’s
    Hy-Vee store. Dave was a good guy, and exceptional inv-
    estigator and real credit to Kansas law enforcement.

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