Charles William Hood
Born May 11, 1929 in Nameoki, IL. to Edward and
Cora Malone Hood. He was the last of their ten children.
He married Doris Liebscher May 28, 1949.
He was employed at American Steel Foundries, Granite City, IL.
as a blacksmith for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by three sons:
Michael, Robert, and Charles Jr.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Doris, two
daughters, Lynda (Sam) Aramowicz of Worden,
and Renee Hood of Mt. Olive, 5 grandchildren:
Jeremiah Hood of Houston, TX, James Karrick of Mt. Olive, IL.
Lindsie (Mitch) Anderson of Brighton, IL. and
Nicholas and Andrew Aramowicz of Worden, IL.
Charlie served on the Aircraft carrier
"USS Mendoro" in 1946. He was a motorcyclist and
avid Poley Player, a handyman who could fix
anything, and a beloved Uncle to his many
nieces and nephews.
After a long illness he died July 24, 2019.
peacefully at his residence in Mt. Olive.
Visitation: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 6 - 8;00 p.m., Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL.
Funeral Service; Monday, July 29, 11:00 a.m., Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive. IL.
Burial: Mt. Olive City Cemetery.
Clergy: Rev. Ben Fiore
Lunch: for family and friends will be held at the Zion Lutheran Fellowship Hall served by the Lydia Circle.
Memorials: Mt. Olive City Cemetery // Zion Lutheran Church
Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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