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Vincent Hershey Hood, Jr.

June 24, 1948 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Vincent Hood, Jr. Obituary

Vincent Hershey Hood, Jr., 75, passed away, Tuesday, November 28, 2023. He was a native of Hampton and a resident of Poquoson for the past 40 years. Vincent was born June 24, 1948, to Lily Etna Williams Hood and Vincent H. Hood, Sr., and a graduate of Hampton High School. He graduated from the Newport News Apprentice School in 1975 and stayed with the shipyard until the early 1980’s. He went on to work for several local and international marine architectural design firms until a major stroke in 2016 permanently disabled him. Vincent also served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.
He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, and umpiring for both the boys’ and girls’ baseball and softball leagues, and he coached them as well.
Preceded in death by his mother, Lily Etna Williams Hood, Vincent is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sherry S. Hood; children, Sherry Rebecca Hood (Chris Insley) and Vincent H. Hood, III; father, Vincent H. Hood, Sr.; grandson, Vincent H. Hood IV; grand fur babies, Cosmic Creepers, Mario, Makoto and Brandy; siblings, Harold Hood (Sandie) and Paul Hood (Cathy); nieces, Lily Tuten (Jason) and Mary Hood (Tyler Soper); great-niece, Ella Tuten; great-nephew, Luke Soper, and many other loving relatives and dear friends.
The family will receive friends 12–1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, VA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601.

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December 16, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Claytor Rollins Funeral Home


Peninsula SPCA
523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News VA 23601
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