Harold Hood, lifelong resident of Stoddard County, died at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 8, 1935, to William Ralph and Flora Swindell Hood, both of whom preceded him in death in 1970.
Harold had been owner of Hood Used Cars in Bloomfield and Dexter since 1960. He attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield.
On May 30, 1964, he married Sharon Clayton of Advance who survives. He is also survived by three children, Angie Parks and Ralph Hood of Bloomfield, and Elizabeth Wright of Jackson; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and one brother, Raymond Clois Hood of Cape Girardeau.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Kevin Eskew officiating.
Interment will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery.