Boyce Hood

Published 2:24 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021

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Funeral service for Boyce J. Hood, age 77, of Decatur, was Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, 6 p.m. at Westmeade Baptist Chruch with Rev. Dr. Scotty Hogan officiating and Shelton Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Hood, who died Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at his residence, was born Aug. 17, 1944, in Lawrence County, to L. F. Hood and Louise Barkley Hood.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Linda Lanier Hood of Decatur; two daughters, Kim H. Parker (Ashton) of Decatur, and Lori H. Wright (Dustin) of Florence; and four grandchildren, Jackson and Jordan Parker, and Emma Kate and Molly Wright.

Mr. Hood was president and owner of Hood Tractor and RV Center, Decatur (John Deere Dealership) until his retirement on January 1, 2014. He was also past President and Co-owner of Athens John Deere Dealership and was past President of Alabama Farm and Power Equipment Dealers Association. He was a member of Westmeade Baptist Church for 45 years and served as deacon and a member of the finance committee.

He was a member of the 1963 graduating class of Chilton County High School.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, Box 2745 in Decatur.