MATTOON — Clyde Duane Hood, 78, of Mattoon died at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday (July 24, 2012) at Effingham Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
His body was donated to the Biological Resource Center in Rosemont.
He was born May 25, 1934, in Mattoon, the son of Homer and Wanda Hood. He married Patricia Ann Knowles in 1955; she survives.
Other survivors include one son, David Hood of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Cynthia Hood of Mattoon, Amy Hoffecker of Lilburn, Ga., and Bonnie Dean of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Charles Hood and Carlos Hood, both of Mattoon; one sister, Sue Swift of Charleston; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister.
Mr. Hood served in the U.S. Navy.