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Local businessman turns 90


PITTSBURG, Kan. — Retired local businessman Richard Wood will celebrate his 90th birthday next weekend. 

Wood, with wife Betty, owned and operated Richard Wood Investment Company from 1957 to 1990 in Erie, Kansas, and Wood Realtors, Wood Appraisal Service, and Wood Farm Management in Pittsburg, Kansas from 1971 to 2005. Richard continued his farm management business until 2018. 

His 90th birthday celebration will be held at Countryside Christian Church, 1901 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 for friends, relatives, and acquaintances to drop by to wish him a happy birthday. If you can’t make it and wish to send Richard your good wishes, please mail them to PO Box 207, Pittsburg, KS 66762. 


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