Dick was predeceased by his beloved wife, Betty A. (Birdsall) of Fleischmanns, NY of 53 years and parents, Ivan and Elsie. He is survived by his children, Richard G. Hood, Jr. of Marcellus, and Terry (Mark) Gabel of Souderton, PA; grandsons, Eric and Jake Gabel; siblings, Gary (Carol), William, and Audrey (George) Wood; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6pm on Wednesday, December 12th at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Burial will be in Downsville, NY at later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to SAVES 77 Fennell St. Skaneateles, NY 13152 or Tigris Shriners; 1121 Milton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204. To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.