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Dwight Hood

January 11, 1934 — January 6, 2020

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.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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