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Robert Nathan Hood
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1924
Cook County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 2010
Lake County
Florida, USA

Robert Nathan Hood, 86, of Fruitland Park, FL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 22, 2010. He was the son of the late Viola Jarrells and Charley Ernest Hood, born on April 12, 1924 in Cook County, GA. He served as a Machinist's Mate, Second Class, 92nd Construction Battalion "SeaBees," during World War II (Pacific Theater Campaign: Honolulu, HI and the Islands of Tinian & Saipan) with Alpha Company in the United States Navy from April 3, 1943 to Nov. 28, 1945. He married Edith Faye Nix on April 14th, 1950 in Albany, GA and relocated to Fruitland Park, FL in 1958. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fruitland Park, FL. He retired from Agco Corp (Allis-Chalmers/Deutz-Allis/Agco) in 1992. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edith; daughter, Melanie; sons, Charles, Dennis and Scott; siblings, Calvin, and the late George, Bertha and Raymond; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren. He will be remembered by all who knew him as a loving husband, dad, papa and favorite uncle with a strong but gentle hand. He loved his "Doll Baby, Edith," his family, peanuts and ice cream. Every chance he could, he encouraged his grandchildren to stay in school and "soak up all that knowledge!" A celebration of his life will begin with a visitation from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2010 at Beyers Funeral Home, 1123 West Main Street, Leesburg, FL, followed by a 1 p.m. service on Saturday, September 25, 2010 officiated by Pastor Chad Driggers, First Baptist Church of Fruitland Park, 509 West Berckman Street, Fruitland Park, FL. He will be laid to rest at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Cemetery, Fruitland Park, FL. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the First Baptist Church of Fruitland Park or Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg, FL.
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  Edith Faye Nix Hood (1930 - 2013)*
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Shiloh Cemetery
Fruitland Park
Lake County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Sep 24, 2010
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