Funeral services for Mr. C.J. Wood, 44, of Longview will be held Thursday, March 8, at 3 p.m. in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Don Points officiating. Burial will follow at Rusk County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. C.J. died Sunday, March 4, 2018.

He was born on September 9, 1973 in El Paso. C.J. grew up in Port Arthur, and he and his wife Ginger moved to East Texas over 11 years ago. C.J. was a member of Eastview Church of God in Kilgore, where he was the Youth Pastor and Song Leader.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 21 years, Ginger Wood of Longview; parents, Reverend Curtis and Sandra Wood of Longview; mother-in-law, Carol Jones of Woodville; a grandfather and step-grandfather, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family and friends.

C.J. was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Wood, and his father-in-law, Stephen Jones.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Eastview Church of God Youth Fund, 1207 State Highway 31 East, Kilgore, TX 75662.

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