Benjamin “Ben” Charles Wood

Pendleton –Benjamin “Ben” Charles Wood, husband of Brittney Boggs Wood, passed away, August 28, 2019.


Born in ­­­Rabun County, GA, he was the son of Charles Wood and Tina Blackwell.  Ben was a graduate of Rabun County High School and Clemson University. He worked at Walker Golf Course and most recently as the assistant superintendent at The Cliffs. Ben was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during Operation Iraq Freedom and a member of the Clemson Student Veterans Association.


In, addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Wood is survived by his two-year-old son, Beau Parker Wood; Brothers, Timothy Thompson of Tiger GA, Laeton Blackwell of Clayton GA, Kamden Blackwell of Clayton GA; Sisters, Emily Thompson of Clayton GA, Kassidy Blackwell of Clayton GA; maternal grandparents, Curtis and Glenda Blackwell of Otto NC; paternal Grandparent, Josephine Wood; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.


Ben is preceded in death by a maternal grandparent, Bonnie Blackwell; and paternal grandparent, FM Wood.


A Funeral Service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Calvary Church of God with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends

6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, August 30, 2019, at Sandifer Funeral Home.


The Family is at Vic Blackwell’s home, 531 Burton Memorial Drive, Westminster SC, and Scott and Jenny Boggs home, 304 Puckett Mill Drive, Central SC, In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ben’s memory to Clemson Student Veterans Endowment: Clemson University Foundation PO Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633-1889 or Beau’s Education Fund, c/o Wells Fargo, 955 Tiger Blvd, Clemson, SC 29631


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