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Demeturius Wood



Gaffney — Mr. Demeturius Nigerian Wood, affectionately known as “Woot Daddy”, 22, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 1, 2022.

Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Mr. Demeturius Smith and Ms. Casey Wood.

At an early age he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior and was baptized. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School, class of 2019.

Left to cherish many fond and loving memories are his parents, Mr. Demetrius Smith and Ms. Casey Wood, his siblings, Ja’Quon Wood, Demeturius Smith Jr. Ja’dazha Wood, and Demetria Smith, maternal grandparents, Ms. Joyce Wood and Mr. Willie “TBone” Smith, paternal grandparents, Rev. Dennis Smith (Mrs. Pam) and Ms. Jo Ann Watkins, God parents, Mr. Milton and Mrs. Adey Faye Dawkins, a special uncle, Mr. Derrick Nichols, a special friend, Ms. Cierra Manning and a host of uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 pm at Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney Chapel.

Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

Book of Memories is available at

The Gaffney location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Wood family.

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