Obituary: James Robert 'Bobby' Hood Sr.

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James Robert “Bobby” Hood Sr.

James Robert “Bobby” Hood Sr.

James Robert “Bobby” Hood Sr., 73 of Franklin, passed away Oct. 3, 2019.  

Mr. Hood retired from the Kroger Company after 42 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War.  

Bobby loved fishing, bluegrass music, high school basketball and spending time with family. The light of his life was his six grandchildren who called him “Poppie.” 

He was preceded in death by parents, Robert Jr. and Margaret Jean Hood; sister, Judy King; and brothers, Larry Hood and David “Cucklebur” Hood.  

He’s survived by wife of 52 years, Faye Hood; son, James Robert (Angela) Hood Jr.; daughter, Jennifer (Jerry) Moore; sister, Jane (Eddie) Chunn; grandchildren, Hannah, Claire and Brayden Hood, and Kaitlyn, Kelsey and Addison Moore; mother-in-law, Bettie Stovall; and other loving family members.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Elder Doyle Hurst and John “Bubba” Ham officiating. Interment will be at Williamson Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Tim King, Richard King, Brad Chunn, Brian Taylor, Brent Skinner, Dudley Stovall Jr. and Larry Skinner. Honorary pallbearers will be special niece Lynn Bennett, Eddie Chunn, Robert “Stretch” Hester, Carey Reynolds, Gene King, Jerry Moore and Noble Carothers.  

Memorials may be made to Brightstone, 140 SE Pkwy Ct., Franklin, TN  37064.