CANFIELD, OHIO - A memorial service will be held at a later date for Larry D. Hood, 62, who died Thursday evening, Feb 7, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Hood was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Bennetsville, S.C., a son of Claude and Lucille Jackson Hood Habersaat.
Larry came to the area as a child and later attended East High School. He was a seven year veteran of the U.S. Army.
Larry was a head custodian for the Youngstown City School System. He worked in many of the schools, the last one being Choffin Career Center.
Larry was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved to cook and was well known for his wedding soup and sweet potato pie. His other interests included a love of reading, following NASCAR, and watching horror movies with his grandkids.
Larry leaves his wife of 11 years, the former Debra C. Davis, whom he married Sept. 6, 2001; his daughters, Lolli Lynn (Loyd) Hood–Shultz of Campbell and Danielle Christine (Nick) Shoop of McCome; his sisters, Gwyn (Dave) Spencer and Belinda Hood; his brother, Wayland (Kathy) Hood; his grandchildren, Marc Hood, whom he raised from infancy, Rachael, Jordan, Selena, and Peyton Shultz, and Braydon, Alexandria “Lexie” and Braxton Shoop; and many nieces and nephews.
His brother, Northrup Hood is deceased.
Arrangements are by the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel