Russell Marion “Rusty” Wood, Jr., age 69 of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away at his home on Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on March 30, 1950 to his late parents, Russell M. Wood, Sr. and Ida Florence Beaird. After graduating from Fuller High School, Russell was self-employed as a home builder having worked for Pickens and Bond Construction Company and retiring from CDI Contractors after 28 years of service. In addition, he enjoyed photography, flying (soloed on his 16th birthday), scuba diving, skeet shooting, wing shooting, hiking and camping. Rusty was very competitive in everything that he did including his work and hobbies alike.
Survivors include his wife of six years, Debra; two daughters, Misty Harris (James) and Britney Wood both of Little Rock; one step-daughter, Nicole Weppler of Pickerington, OH; one stepson, Justin Carter (Chrissy) of Cleveland Heights, OH and four grandchildren, Isabell Edge-Wood, Kate Weppler, Trent Weppler and Matt Harris; two sisters, Florence Ann Byers (Scott) and Iline Smith (Wayne) and his CDI family and numerous friends.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 2:00pm until 5:00pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 I-30, Little Rock, AR (501) 455-5800.