Wood Cott Junior Obituary


Wood Cott Jr., age 93, ofManter,Kansasdied Monday, June 10, 2013, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit inJohnson,Kansas. He was born July 6, 1919, in Stevens County, Kansas, the son of Montgomery Wood and Lizzie Jane (Gray) Cott.

Wood, a farmer, grew up inStevensCountyattendingMoscowHigh SchoolandHugotonHigh Schoolbefore moving to Manter in 1936 and gradating fromManterHigh School. He also attendedFt.HaysState. Wood served in the Army Air Force for four years. He was a member of VFW Post #3684 in Johnson, and the Stanton County Prairie Pines Men’s Golf Association and attendedManterMethodistChurch.

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Wood is preceded in death by his bothers, Boyd, Thomas, Homer, Hugh, and Amos; and sisters, June Bearce, Mary Leora Cox, and May Graham.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Red Cross in care of Garnand Funeral Home,PO Box 715,Johnson,Kansas67855.