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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44543

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5375

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4325

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3888

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3235

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44543

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11079

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3888

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3011

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2741

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2656

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2036

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1133

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 959

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 825

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 786

Muhlenberg Career HSD Principal Announces…

by Karen Robinson
June 30, 2015 748

Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged…

by SurfKY News