Frederick James Hood, 78, of Industry, passed away Tuesday morning, January 21, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian, after a brief illness.
Born May 14, 1941 at home in Brighton Twp., he was the son of the late James and Carrie (Kincaid) Hood.
Fred was a graduate of Beaver Area High School. Fred worked for Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Vanport, Area Trucking Co., Busy Beaver, and at G4S as a security guard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 39 years Beckie (Schoaf) Hood in 2016, a sister Marie Atkinson 2019, and a brother Walter Hood.
Fred leaves behind his five children that will miss him, two sons, Edwin and Clayton Hood at home in Industry, and three daughters, Cheryl (Mickey) Lako, Chippewa, Tracy (Jeff) Harris, Monaca, and Marian Hood, Brighton Twp. and her fiancé, Chris McHenry, two granddaughters Violet (Trevor) Barker and Shelby Easterday, and a brother John (Jeannie) Hood, and sisters, Doris Cooper, Thelma Bundy, Elise Maier, and Eileen Saunders, and a former wife Barbara Hood Morris, as well as several nieces, nephews, and their families.
Family and friends will be received Saturday, from 11am until the time of service at 1:30pm, in the J&J Spratt Funeral Home, 1612 Third Ave., New Brighton, with Pastor Donald MacNeil, officiating.
Entombment will follow at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.
Arrangements have been entrusted to J&J Spratt Funeral Home, Inc.
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