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Ronald Wood, Jr. services Thursday

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Ronald L. "Ronnie" Wood, Jr., age 30, of LaPorte, Indiana, passed away June 26, 2014 at 8:49 p.m.

He was born June 1, 1984 in LaPorte, Indiana.

Surviving are his mother, Lisa Corey of Porter, Ind.; father and step mother, Ronald L. "Louie" and Dianne Wood, Sr., of Anderson, Ind.; sister, Carol (Lenin) Wood-Lone of Chicago, Ill.; two step-sisters, Melinda Demos of Loveland, Ohio, and Jessica (Josh) Harmon of Knox, Ind.; half-brother, Josh (Kandy) Hamel of Anderson, Ind.; step-brother, Ted (Felisa) Demos of Fishers, Ind.; step-father, Larry Corey of Knox, Ind.; grandparents, Dwight and Virginia Wood of Anderson, Ind., Juanita Oliver of LaPorte, Ind. and Frank and Therese Vojtasek of Rochester, Ind.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Leo E. Stack, Jr.; aunt, Andrea Stack Clayton; and an uncle, Alan Jon Oliver, Jr.

He was a mechanic at Gurley-Leep Hyundai Subaru in Mishawaka, Ind.

Ron enjoyed fishing, playing basketball and working on his Subaru and many other cars.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Ind., with Dr. Lance Hilberg officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, IN.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, and 10:00 a.m. until service time Thursday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.

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Posted 6/30/2014