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DALE HOOD

Byron Dale Hood, age 91, of Mattoon passed away at 2:55 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Brookstone Estates.
Funeral services honoring his life will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Stern officiating. Burial will follow at Humboldt Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Dale was born on August 24, 1926 in Humboldt Township the son of Charles Wesley and Identa (Moore) Hood. He married Eileen Zuhone on June 20, 1947. She preceded him in death on August 10, 2013.
Survivors include his daughters, Jill (Bill) Bell of Mattoon, IL and Karen (Steve) Gillaspie of Arcola, IL; son, Fred Hood of Arcola, IL; six grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Dale was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sisters, Ethel Thompson and Neva Hood; and one brother, Philip Hood.
Dale served honorably in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a farmer, 4-H Leader, and member of the Humboldt Township Board for 28 years. Dale and Eileen immensely enjoyed ballroom dancing and square dancing for many years. He will be missed.


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Visitation

Friday

23

Mar

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Funeral Service

Friday

23

Mar

12:00 PM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Cemetery Details

Location

Humboldt Cemetery

427 Walnut
Humboldt, illinois 61931

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