• Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary
    Phoenix, AZ
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Buford Silas Hood
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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Pam, and, I so enjoyed knowing Ernestine, but, especially, Slim for the past many years. His eyes would glisten, and, his smile would be wide whenever Pam showed up to visit him. Pam used to groom his dog, Sweetpea, and, a great bond grew between them. Slim was a great man, friend, and, will be deeply missed by all. He'll, now, be reunited with his long love, Ernestine. Our prayers, and, condolences go out to his entire family.
Bob and Pam Utter
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing.All of us coaches at Agua Fria thought a lot of him. Enjoyed many team trips with him on the bus to Winslow or wherever. Also, appreciated his care of the baseball field. He will be missed. My sincere sympathy. Wayne DesCombes
Saturday, February 01, 2014
So sorry! Buford was a very special man and the Hood family is dearly loved by all of our family! Love and prayers from the Mercer family!
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Your dad was my bus driver during my three years at Agua Fria. My family and I lived on the Air Force Base and your dad was faithful and kind in getting us to and from school during those days. He was well respected for the job that he did for us.

Dianne (Gregory) McPheeters
Class of 1964
Friday, January 31, 2014
Sara and family, we are so sorry for your loss. What a great full life he lived and was respected by many. So sorry I will not be able to attend the service. Just know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.
Friday, January 31, 2014
One never knows when and why a person is called to Heaven. God has his ways of doing what is best. Your Dad will be in a better place now and watching over the people he loved...
Friday, January 31, 2014
To The Slim Hood Family,
Our prayers & thoughts are with each of you at this time in the home going of Slim. sorry we cann't be there with you all, Thanks for letting us know. He was the greatest fellow friend.
and Family
Willie from Jackson,Georgia
Friday, January 31, 2014
Dear Hood Family,
We were very sad to hear of your Dad and Grandfather and Great Grandfather's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Pam (Perkins) and Kevin Scofield
Friday, January 31, 2014
Many years have passed since I had the opportunity to visit with 'Slim' Hood and I have thought of him often. His kind, quiet, gentle attitude struck a chord in me as a high school student and I have not forgotten for over 45 years.
My sincerest condolences to the Hood family for your loss of this fine gentleman.
James Truman AFUHS '65
Friday, January 31, 2014
Many good, fun memories of knowing and working with "Slim" at AFUHS. It was my first teaching job (1959/60) He helped me "acclimate" to the school and in getting "settled in" to the Music Room and then continued to help out (behind the scenes) in so many ways during my six years at the school. And it was always a treat for all of us when he drove the "Band Bus" to the away football games. He was respected by all and was a kind and gentle man. ~John Putnam
Friday, January 31, 2014
Sara and family, we are so sorry for your loss. What a great life he lived and our hope lies in the fact that you will one day be reunited in heaven! We are praying that our Lord will shower your family with love and peace at this difficult time. Love you~
Friday, January 31, 2014
Slim was a quiet Hero of our times, to his family you all had one of the best Dad's anyone could have to include your Mother. My Sincere Sympathy, Rest in peace (SLIM).

Bill Daley (State Dept) Retired.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Paul, George and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our loving prayers are with you and the family.
God bless,
Gene Kelley-Motal
Friday, January 31, 2014
To the Hood family we send love and prayers on the loss of your Dad and Grandpa.
Friday, January 31, 2014
He was indeed a special man who will be greatly missed. My prayers are with all of you, his family. May God bless.
Friday, January 31, 2014
My heart felt condolence to you Paul, Sara, Danny, Terry and Pat and all the grandkids of Slim Hood. Slim was a quite man who invited this young GI into his home and made me feel at home as the rest of the family did. So I will not say good bye to Slim but tell we meet again in a better place. God Bless you all.

Your friend Mac and family
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Papa Hood was one of the sweetest men we have known. He will certainly be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God be your source of strength and comfort.

We love you, Terry and Sue Boring
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