March 7, 1983 ~ April 16, 2004
Wood, Brian Michael a 21 year resident of Torrance passed away on Friday, April 16, 2004 in Iraq. Born in Culver City, California, March 7, 1983, Brian was 21. He was serving in the Army in Iraq. Brian graduated West High School in 2001 and joined the Army. He is survived by his mother Patricia Wood of Torrance; father Gregory (Michelle) Wood of Redondo Beach; sisters Katie Wood of Lawndale, Carrie Wood of Torrance and Kristy (Les) Del Marter of Porterville, CA; grandparents Bob & JoAnn Nunn of Redondo Beach; along with Katieâ€™s children, Mason and Lexi Gross, and Kristy's son Ryan Del Marter. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 24, at 10:00 A.M. at the Torrance First Baptist Church, 2118 W. Carson Street, in Torrance. Burial with procession will follow with full Military Honors at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.
Any South Bay friends of the Wood family, former classmates of Brian or citizens simply wishing to express solidarity and sympathy for the family, are welcome to gather in support on Saturday. The designated area along the route is in front of the Torrance Civic Center on Torrance Blvd, in the general area of the reviewing stands used annually for the Armed Forces Parade. (Please gather on the north side of the street, between Madrona and Maple Avenues). Feel free to bring your love, support and any flags or tokens to display to the family as they pass. The approximate time interval for this location will be between 11:30 AM to perhaps 12:15 PM.
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