Tony Jay Wood, 72 of Hiawassee, Georgia went to be with his Lord October 25, 2020 at his home. He was a native of Towns County where he lived most of his life. He was the son of the late Faine and Stella Wood. He was preceded in death by a brother, Nolan Wood and mother-in-law Virginia Dockery.
Tony was a kind and wonderful person. He was a devoted husband, an adoring father and a doting grandfather. He was loved very much and will be greatly missed. He was a Christian and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Hiawassee.
Tony served in the United States Army in Vietnam. He received the National Defense Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal with Silver Stars, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal with Oak Leaves and Air Medal with V for Valor. He also received awards for Expert Marksmanship for M-14, M-16 and M60. He served in the North Carolina National Guard obtaining a military rank of Sergeant E5.
Wood, Tony Jay (1948-2020)