Dwight “Sonny” Hood, age 85, of Lorain, passed away Monday, January 06, 2020 at his residence while under the care of Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, following a lengthy illness.
Born January 11, 1934 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, he moved to Lorain in 1953. Sonny worked for General Motors Brookpark Stamping Plant as a technician for over 27 years, retiring in 1989.
Sonny attended Palm Avenue Baptist Church, Lorain, and was a member of the United Auto Workers Union. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving is his wife, Lenora (nee Haley); his grandson that he has been raising for the past 6 years, Devin Hood; children, James Hood, Michael Hood and Delores Tomasic; stepchildren, John Lomax, Robert Lomax and Brenda Gibson; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Walker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edith (nee Conway) Hood; a daughter, Susan Hood; and several brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2:00 until the time of funeral services at 4:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. John Jackson, chaplain at Mercy New Life Hospice will officiate.