James Robert Hood


James Robert Hood, age 93, of Irvington, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Grantham, North Carolina on June 6, 1927. James was a proud US Navy veteran who served in World War II and retired as a truck driver for J.B. Hunt. He was a religious man who loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce Loid Hood; parents, Harvey Leondius and Martha Eunice Edgerton Hood; brothers: Thomas Allen, Harvey, and Floyd Hood; and sister, Edna Earl Simmons.

James is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Mildred Lee Goins Hood; children: Roger Dale Hood, David Earl Hood, Roxanne Faye Hood, and Linda Marie Dupin; grandchildren: Billy, Jeff, Cindy, Joshua, Nicole, David, Jeremy, Tammy, Mitchael, Chris, Jenny, and Devin; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; brothers, J.B. and Roy Hood; and sisters, Annette Robinson, Thelma Williams, and Eunice H. Carter-Baldwin.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, KY.

Alexander Funeral Home of Irvington, KY has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.irvingtonfh.com.

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