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James A. Hood

March 26, 1927 — January 16, 2023

Holden, LA

James A. Hood


James A. Hood, age 95, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023 in Biloxi.

James was born on March 26, 1927 in Golden, TX. He was the founder of Louisiana Log Home Company and a retired Army Warrant Officer. James enjoyed ballroom dancing and writing songs.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Hood, Sr. and Willie Mae B. Hood; wife, Marianne E. Hood, sisters, Georgia Efferson, Ruby Sullivan, Jenny Bennett, Helen Ballard, and Sue Jumonville; brother, Roy Hood, Jr.

Survivors include his sons, John A. Hood, Charles D. Hood, and Glenn R. Hood (Charles Underwood); daughter, Judy R. Hood; grandchildren, Max Hood (Heather), Randee Hood, and James Hood II; great-grandchildren, Shelby Hood, Natalie Hood, Nathan Hood, Lydia Hood, Brossie Cabeceiras, Boston Cabeceiras, Brixx Lemay, and Liam Hood.

A graveside service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023 at Biloxi National Cemetery. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is honored to serve the Hood family.

The family asks that donations be made in lieu of flowers to CASA of Hancock County, 644 Dunbar Avenue, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520.

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Graveside Service

Monday, January 23, 2023

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Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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