Jerald Wayne Hood, 77, of Gibson City passed away at 11:12 am Thursday October 3, 2019 at the Heritage Health Care Nursing Home in Gibson City with his loving family at his side.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Wednesday October 9, 2019 at the Gibson City Bible Church with Pastor Paul Thomason officiating. Burial will take place at Pontoppidan Lutheran Cemetery in rural Elliott with military honors. A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday October 8, 2019 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jerry was born October 28, 1941 in Buckeye, Arizona. A son to Jack and Juanita Davis Hood. He married Pamela Carlson on May 29, 1965 at the Pontoppidan Lutheran Church in rural Elliott. They were married for fifty- four wonderful years; Pam survives in Gibson City. Also surviving are his devoted daughters- Lorri Hood and Shelley (Jason) Cliff of Gibson City. His eight ‘favorite' grandchildren Kristine Medler, Bryan Medler, Kathleen Hood, Christopher Hood, Emily Hood, Kelsee Cliff, Hannah Cliff and Lexi Cliff all of Gibson City. Daughter-in-law Eva Hood of Gibson City. Also, his brother Jackie Hood of Michigan, sister-in-law's Carol Carlson of Gibson City and Sharon Robertson of Bend, Oregon. and two special friends Don May and Braylee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother and his son Jerry Allen Hood.
Jerry was a lineman at Peoples Gas for thirty-one years retiring in 2000. He proudly served in the United States Army and was a member of the Elliott Amvets. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, often framing them; going to tractor pulls, fishing and riding his bike. He found the greatest joy in following his grandchildren and supporting them in all of their GCMS activities.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.