Hood, Buford Silas "Slim"
17 entries | 1 photo
The Guest Book is expired.
91, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2014. He was born January 25, 1923 in Sidney, Arkansas. A veteran of WWII he served in the U.S .Navy stationed in the South Pacific on the USS Mobile, he was awarded the Purple Heart. He met and married the love of his life Ernestine in 1945. He farmed in Missouri until moving to Arizona in 1955. Our Dad was a kind and gentle man that loved life and family. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of over 50 years Ernestine, and precious granddaughter Brandi Schamadan and eight siblings. He's survived by four children: Paul (Lynda) , Sara (Pat) Grimes, Dan (Donna) , Terry (Cindy) , Eight Grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and brother C.D. "Buck" Hood of Abilene, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am with visitation held 30 minutes prior Saturday, February 1, 2014 at
North Hills Church 15025 N. 19th Ave Phoenix, AZ, burial following at Phoenix Memorial Park. Please visit www.phoenixmemorialmortuary.com to leave condolences for his family.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2014