v wood1PROVIDENCE, Ky. (8/27/13) – Born in Hopkins County on August 26, 1906, Virgil Wood celebrates his 107th birthday at his place of residence at Palmer Place Retirement Home in Providence, Kentucky.
 
Mr. Wood has lived around Hopkins and Webster Counties his whole life. Wood was married twice and had one son and one step-daughter. Throughout his life, Mr. Wood was a farmer, worked for a factory and kept the streets of Providence clean.
 
Wood attends church at the retirement center on Sunday’s and continues to sweep all the sidewalks around the center.
 
“They can’t keep him in,” said Della Gobin, Stepdaughter of Wood. “He keeps a broom in his hand all the time.”
 
Mr. Wood loves to make jokes, sing and visit with his family.
“I take him out sometimes to see my son and his great great grandkids,” said Gobin. “He likes to play with the little boys and girls.”
 
Wood visited his family over the weekend to celebrate his 107 years of life.

v wood2

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Amber Averitt

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Aug. 26, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Aug. 26. Rex… Read More

KMA Donates $2000 from Poker Runs to Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association, District 14 sponsored two Poker Runs during the… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10429

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5776

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4889

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4830

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3810

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14359

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10429

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 3513

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2151

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1371

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1352

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1273

KSP Seeking Information to Assist 'Slasher'…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1196

Hanson Agrees to Take Compensating Rate on Tax…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1069

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1009

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 26, 2015 757

UPDATE - Missing Juvenile Found

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 731

Two Chicago Men Indicted for Multi-State Cargo…

by SurfKY News