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Elvin Wayne Hood

Elvin Wayne Hood, age 86, of Neosho, Missouri

           Elvin Wayne Hood, age 86, of Neosho, Missouri passed away Saturday, November 25, 2023 at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.

            He was born March 11, 1937 in Blackwell, Oklahoma the son of Hugh and Stella (Evans) Hood. On February 24, 1956 in Blackwell, Oklahoma he was united in marriage to Shirley White, who preceded him in death. On August 16, 2017 in Liberty, Missouri he was united in ceremony to Royanne Darby, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Kevin Hood and his wife Vickie of Inola, Oklahoma and Rodney Hood and his wife Margaret of Wichita, Kansas; three daughters, Penny Iness and her husband Ken of Wagoner, Oklahoma, Stephanie Burks of Wichita, Kansas and Tammie Brobston of Green Forest, Arkansas; 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

            Also preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Rick Hood; two sons-in-law, Rick Plett and Jonathon Brobston; two brothers and two sisters.

            Elvin graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, later attending aviation maintenance school where he obtained a Federal Airframe and Powerplant License. He was employed by Learjet as a mechanic for several years from where he retired in 1998. After retiring he began woodworking and opened a shop at Silver Dollar City with his daughter, Penny. Elvin loved spending time with his family. He attended First Free Will Baptist Church in Neosho.

            Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, December 2, 2023 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Neosho, Missouri, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Barry Reel will conduct the services. Burial will be at 2:30 P.M. at McCullough Cemetery in Viola, Missouri.

            Contributions may be made to McCullough Cemetery in memory of Elvin.

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