Milton (Mick) Raymond Wood March 29, 1929 – August 5, 2019
Milton (Mick) Raymond Wood of Newport, OR passed away on August 5, 2019 at the age of 90. He was born in Toledo, OR on March 29, 1929 to Pansy Mae Salsbury Wood and Horace Wood.
On July 12, 1947, Mick married Mary Lee Patton in Vancouver, Washington and they shared 72 years together. Mick and Mary had four wonderful children; Gary, Terry, Carolyn and Karen.
Mick was a very successful man for only completing the 8th grade. He had owned multiple businesses over the years including Wood Enterprise Logging Company, Wood Oil Company, and all of the Exxon gas stations in Newport and Siletz. He also loved buying houses, remodeling them and then reselling them. Through the years he had purchased forty three houses.
Mick was an avid outdoorsman, going on hunting and camping trips in Eastern Oregon with family. He truly loved to be in the woods. He also enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family and telling stories of the good ol’ days.
Mick is survived by his children; Gary (Wendy) Newport, Terry of Newport, Carolyn (Dean) of Hillsboro, and Karen (Jerry) of Siletz. He is also survived by his eleven grandchildren, twenty one great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Mary; his parents Horace and Pansy; his three brothers Herb, Robert, and Roy; his sister Florence; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
A viewing will take place on Saturday August 10, 2019 from 11:00am to 12:30pm at Bateman’s Funeral Home.
A funeral will take place a t Bateman’s Funeral on Saturday August 10, 2019 at 1:00p.m., with a graveside service following after the services at Eureka Cemetery in Newport.
Following all services, a reception will take place at 3:00pm at the Newport Rec. Center in Newport. Please bring your favorite dish to help celebrate Mick’s life.