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Chester Clark Wood, Jr.

Chester Clark Wood, Jr.
  • November 23, 1948 - October 19, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Dear Kathy and Chet, We are so saddened to learn of Clark's passing. We always looked forward to seeing him at the neighborhood gatherings and...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Bob & Chloë Huddleston

“Dear Kathy and Chet, Clark´s happy, upbeat presences is a true lose to your neighborhood. He always had a a kind word and cheerful greeting for...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Minou and David Kent - Friend

“Kathy and Chet,Clark and I had some great times together, usually a lunch when we talked about everything in life. He loved his family, as well as...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Philip Ericksen - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Kathy and Chet, We were so shocked and saddened to hear about Clark. What a wonderful man! Whenever we saw him, he always had a smile and a...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Alisa Swift - Mount Pleasant, SC


Chester Clark Wood, Jr., 72, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away on October 19, 2021 at the Medical University of South Carolina due to a brain bleed following a fall.

The son of the late Vice Admiral Chester Clark Wood, Sr. and Frances Arnold Wood, Clark was born in Washington, D.C. where his father had served as military aide to President Franklin Roosevelt. Due to his father's naval career, Clark lived in Paris, France; San Diego, CA; Norfolk, VA; Brooklyn, NY and Stonington, CT.

He was a graduate of George Washington University and after college became a banker in Washington, D.C. He retired in 1992 as a branch manager of Signet Bank.

Like his father before him, Clark loved the water and spent many happy hours watching the activity in the Charleston Harbor. He will be remembered as a consummate gentleman with a caring, kind personality who had a joy of life. He was a friend to all.

Clark is survived by his wife of 30 years, Katherine Goltra Wood; his son, Chester "Chet" Clark Wood III; and a niece and two nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Stonington, CT.