Pastor James D. Hood II

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Hood Pastor James D. Hood, II, 71, of Columbus, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015, at his son's residence. He was born March 18, 1944, in Columbus, OH; James was preceded in death by wife Karen Hood, son Ronald Genheimer, father James D. Hood, mother Margaret Hood. Survivors include son, Oscar (Lisa) Hood; daughter, Brandy (Darren) Craddock; daughter-in-law, Teri Genheimer; special sister-in-law, Judy Langley; grandchildren, Natalie Mullins, Rachel Genheimer, Jacob Hood, Seth Hood, Sarah Hood, Jennie Craddock, Michael Craddock, Margaret Craddock; many nieces and nephews; special nieces, Nichole Langley and Stephanie (Isaac) Coakley. James was the Pastor of Amazing Grace Baptist Church and the founder of Charity Mission in Columbus, OH. His dedication to the Lord's work serving those in need and sharing the free gift of salvation through Jesus Christ touched more lives than we can ever count. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at RUTHERFORD-SHROYER FUNERAL HOME, 1278 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at High Street Baptist Church, 7399 N. High St., Columbus, OH with visitation from 9:30-11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Pastor Jobe Beachler to officiate. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. The family would like to thank OhioHealth Hospice nurses and staff for their kindness and support. Also, Dr. Jordan and staff at McConnell Heart Disease Management. Memorial contributions can be made to Amazing Grace Baptist Church, PO Box 23221, Columbus, OH 43223. To leave a special message for the family, visit

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 6, 2015
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