Joe Grant Wood

November 24, 1946 - February 27, 2021
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Joe Grant Wood, 74, husband of Lucy Wood, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, after a period of declining health. Joe was born in Fountain Inn, SC., and was the son of the late Ollie and Willie Owens Wood. Mr. Wood was a member of Brookwood Church. Joe was a Retired Detective for the GreenvilleContinue Reading

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Kathleen Jennings left a message on March 27, 2021:
So sorry to
Read this sad news. I worked with Joe in multi criminal
Cases and always appreciated his hard work and dedication to law enforcement. I was an assistant solicitor and he at the sheriffs Dept. May he Rest In Peace. Sympathy to his beloved family and friends. A life well lived.
Teri Watson left a message on March 4, 2021:
Joe was a real asset— as a friend, law enforcement officer, and “BMA team member”. My deepest sympathies to Lucy and Family. He will be missed by many!
Dale McCard left a message on March 2, 2021:
Joe and I became good friends while working together at the Sheriff's Office, which continued on through the years. He was a great Homicide Investigator, whose compassion and quick wit served him well. Our golf outings left some room for improvement- just like our fishing trips, But we always had a good time- laughing our way through. Joe will be missed by many, because he was "one of the good guys". May God bless you Lucy, for the care and love, you have always shown for him. Rest in peace "Joe G"--we will miss you . 
Chris Delahoussaye left a message on March 2, 2021:
Joe was always so friendly to me and my family. We shared a common bond, my dad was a police officer as well my son in law, which is currently with Greenville County Sheriff's office. We extend our deepest sympathies to Lucy and your family. Joe will be missed my many.
Joy Shuck left a message on March 1, 2021:
So many good memories with Joe. He was always looking out for others, caring and generous. He also had patience too... remember him taking my dad to Lowe's, walking every single isle with him while my dad picked up and looked at everything. Enjoyed his sense of humor too. We shared the same birthday, November 24, and I remember my aunt, Gail Harrison,, making us a shared birthday cake. She walked in to present it to us and it slid right off the tray, into the Christmas tree and went to the floor! Joe never let her live that down. Joe was a very special person, and more like family than a friend. Much Love, Joy
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FM Elliott left a message on March 1, 2021:
I had the pleasure of working with Joe at the Sheriff's Office, for many years. He was a great friend and one of the best of the best law enforcement officers, that I had the pleasure of working with. Just a few weeks ago I called Joe and had the best conversation with him. I will cherish it forever, and as we said good bye, he said "I love you", and of course I loved him back. I'll miss him with you Lucy will be praying for God to comfort you and your family.
Debbie Jo Smith left a message on March 1, 2021:
I had the pleasure of working with Joe at the Sheriff's Office for many, many years.  He was always very kind and helpful, and I will always cherish the good times we shared at the office.  Rest in peace, Joe.  You are loved and you will be missed.
Dannis Williams left a message on March 1, 2021:
Family, you have my sympathy. I was In the US Marine Corps Reserves with Joe.
Robbie Hall left a message on February 28, 2021:
I’ll forever be grateful for Joe. He was a gift to GCSO, and his recommendation was why I was able to be a chaplain at the sheriffs office for 9 years. Until we meet again, dear friend, you will be missed and you are loved.
Bill Traxler left a message on February 28, 2021:
It was an honor and a pleasure to work with Joe in law enforcement. He was an outstanding detective and a credit to the Sheriff’s Office.
      Bill Traxler
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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