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May 30, 2014

Edwin Hood

Oct. 12, 1935-May 28, 2014

DUNCAN — Edwin Leeman Hood, 78, longtime resident of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home surrounded by a loving family.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church West with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Eddie was born Oct. 12, 1935 in Lawton to Edwin Lewis and Doris (Meadows) Hood. He was a graduate of Lawton High School. On Aug. 30, 1954 he married Mary L. Burton in Lawton.  

He was an officer with the Duncan Police Dept. from 1959 to 1979, active in the Fraternal Order of Police and the Duncan Competitive Pistol Team. After retirement from the DPD, he worked for the City of Duncan as streets supervisor for 18 years.  

Eddie enjoyed anything outdoors, was an avid hunter and fisherman and always had bird dogs. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church West and loved serving as door greeter for his church family on Sunday mornings.

Eddie is survived by his wife, Mary of the home; three children, Vicki Hood Savage of Duncan, Larry Hood and wife Becky of Duncan and Carla Hood Welch and husband Richard of Lone Grove, Oklahoma; five grandchildren: Shanda Savage, Shera Tahbonemah and husband Gerald, Emily Hood, Jacob Welch and Ethan Welch; five great-grandchildren: Afton Savage, Rylynn Tahbonemah, Evan Tahbonemah, Kloe Welch and Avery Welch; brothers-in-law, Darrel Burton and wife Mary Ann of Elgin and Donnie Brown; sisters-in-law, Sue Jenkins Peddy of Lawton, Freeda Schneekloth and husband Bill of Duncan, Cindy Price and husband Tony and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and close friends.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

Honorary bearers will be Dale Anderson, Charles Turner, Bill Schneekloth, Harold Akers, Paul Moore, Don Butler and Curtis Shawn.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.

 

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