Jack Hood

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Jack Hood, age 86, of Cumming passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013, at his home. Jack graduated from Louisville High School in Louisville, served in the United States Navy during World War II and fought battles in Guam and Iwo Jima. He was a long-term member of Gideon International and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Snellville. Jack served Atlanta working in the fire department and worked his way through the ranks from Battalion Chief to Deputy Chief.
Jack's greatest achievement was last Thursday, July 11, when he celebrated 60 years of marriage to his lovely wife Geneva.
Jack was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Hood White.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Ward Hood; grandsons, Shane and Danette White of Cumming, Justin White of Cheyenne, Wyo,, Adam White of San Diego, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren, Dakota White, Hunter White and Makayla White.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 18, from 6-8 p.m. His service will be held at McDonald and Son Funeral Home Friday, July 19, at 11 a.m. Interment services will follow at Gray Hill Cemetery in Commerce. The Atlanta Fire Department will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(770)886-9899
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Published in Forsyth County News from July 15 to July 18, 2013
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