Larry Michael Wood, age 70 of Burlington passed away on the evening of Monday, January 18, 2021 at a local care facility. He was born on September 15, 1950 in Rochester, Minnesota to Robert and Caroline (Gray) Wood.
He graduated high school in Rochester, MN. Larry met and eventually married Dixie McClain on March 29, 1981 in Nashua, IA at the Little Brown Church. Being a hard worker and a great businessman, Larry owned many businesses. The businesses he ran included a dry cleaner, several liquor stores and a bar. When Larry had time off from work, he loved working in his yard and mowing the grass. He always kept a beautiful, manicured lawn.
Larry is preceded in death by his father Robert Wood and his brother Tom Wood.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife Dixie Wood of Cyclone, his two daughters Milissa McCombs of La Porte City, IA and Brook Wood and husband Adam Wayne of Rochester, MN, his son Michael Wood and wife Stephanie of Temple, his mother Caroline Price of Rochester, his brother Robert Wood and wife Linda of Rochester and his sister Jeanne Wood and husband Tyler Weims of Euless, TX. Larry will also be greatly missed by his four grandchildren Gavin Miller, Kylee Allen, Waylon Wood and Emmitt Wood as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time. Hewett-Arney Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.