Virginia Wack Wood |

Virginia Wack Wood

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Virginia Wack Wood died at home in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2010.

Virginia, “Pidge,” was born on July 9, 1936 in Burlingame, Calif. and is the daughter of Virginia Belcher Toulmin and Damon de Blois Wack. She graduated from Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Conn., and the Bennett College in Millbrook, N.Y. She was married to Robert M. Wood of Sheridan, Wyo. and Sam J. Campbell of Nashville, Tenn. (deceased).

Virginia, owner of Goldwood Farm, was a highly successful breeder of Arabian Show Horses. Her accomplishments included six National Championships, six Reserve National Championships, and she was the only breeder to date, in the Arabian Industry, to win two National Futurity Filly Championships with two different horses.

Pidge is survived by a daughter, Diana W. Kenyon; three stepchildren Sam J. Campbell, Deidra C. Gessner and Christopher M. Campbell; grandchildren, Kailee A. Kenyon and Lea S. Campbell; brother Ward Wack and sister Carol Bauer.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her name to: The Arabian Horseman’s Distress Fund, 236 Henry Sanford Rd. Bridgewater, CT 06752

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