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Burgin H Wood, MD

October 27, 1924 January 4, 2018
Burgin H Wood, MD
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Obituary for Burgin H Wood, MD

Burgin H. Wood, MD, age 93, of Jacksboro passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home. He was a member of Jacksboro United Methodist Church, a US Navy veteran of WWII, and a lifelong farmer. He began practicing medicine in LaFollette November 11, 1958 and was joined, shortly afterwards, by his brother-in-law James D. Crutchfield forming the partnership and general surgery of Wood-Crutchfield. He was founding Director of LaFollette Medical Foundation. His passion was his family, farming, and his love for his community. He enjoyed aviation with his lifelong co-pilot, his bride, Virginia Jo Wood.
Preceded in death by parents, Meather Otto & Ola Bartley Wood; special cousins, Ruby Presley, Durward Bowman


Wife of 69 years, Virginia Jo Crutchfield Wood

Daughter & son-in-law: Stacey Wood-Heatherly & Michael Heatherly

Sons: Scott S. Wood
Stephen E. Wood & wife Ann Wood

Grandchildren: Brandon S. Wood, Stefanie Wood Sabia & husband Chris,
Sarah B. Massengill & husband Robert, John S. Heatherly & wife Cheryl,
Meagan Heatherly, Joshua Heatherly

Great Grandchildren: Taylor Massengill, Macy Massengill, Mac Henry Massengill,
Jonathon Carroll, Kinsley Carroll, Nolen Sabia, Adelyn Sabia, Natalia Wood,
Arabella Heatherly

Sisters: Jane Bartley Westbrook & husband Michael
Wilma Jonston
Sister-in-law: Jessie Crutchfield
Numerous nieces and nephews

A time of celebrating his life will be held 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, January 8th at Jacksboro United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

A private interment will be held in Jacksboro Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to LaFollette Medical Foundation, PO Box 128, Jacksboro, TN 37757 or Jacksboro United Methodist Church, PO Box 83 Jacksboro, TN 37757
Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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3:00 PM 1/8/2018 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
Jacksboro United Methodist Church

108 Liberty Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757

A time of celebrating his life

Jacksboro United Methodist Church
108 Liberty Street Jacksboro 37757 TN
United States

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