SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The funeral for Rod Wood longtime anchor at NewsChannel 9 was held Thursday afternoon at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt.

Friends and family gave insight into the broadcasting legend.

It was clear that Rod had a big impact on local broadcasting, but all across the country as well.

You can view Rod’s obituary by clicking here. You can watch the entire funeral in the video player below.