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Eldred L. "Robin" Hood

January 15, 1921 ~ June 11, 2017 (age 96)
Eldred "Robin" Hood, 96, of Fort Smith, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Dardanelle Nursing Center in Dardanelle. The son of John and Ethel Lewis Hood, he was born January 15, 1921 in Sidney, Arkansas. He was a 1939 graduate of Sidney High School and served with the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Ozone Camp. He was a United States Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II. He married Alice Sykes on January 31, 1942 in Pine Bluff.

Robin worked in the wholesale food delivery business for 40 years, retiring in 1983 from Wards Ice Cream Company in Fort Smith. He was a member of Belle Point Masonic Lodge, #20 where he was a lecturer, and a member of the Goddard United Methodist Church where he was an usher and greeter for many years. Robin enjoyed camping, traveling, and especially playing golf. During his lifetime playing golf, he made 3 holes in one and loved to tell those stories.

He was preceded in death three short months ago by his loving wife of 75 years, Alice Elizabeth Hood; his parents; daughter, Maxie Beth Hood Hart; son-in-law, David Otwell; and 2 sisters, Viola Wright, Lageda Caplener.

Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Ann Otwell of Spring, TX; three grandchildren, Beth Hart Sorrells (Jamie) of Russellville, Dee Blair (William) of Houston, TX, Shari Kitzmiller (JR) of Houston, TX; great grandchildren, Vandy Moore (Keith) of Russellville, Melanie Cooke (David) of Russellville, Jackson Sorrells of Russellville, Kelby Engram of Dallas, TX, Landon Engram of Magnolia, TX, Bentlee Blair of Magnolia, TX, Michaela Kitzmiller of Waller, TX; great great grandchildren, Nellie and Lindy Moore of Russellville

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00AM, Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901. Rev. Kim Cloninger will officiate.

Burial with full military honors will be at Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until service time at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Food pantry at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901, www.goddardumc.org. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.

Visitation

JUN 15. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Goddard United Methodist Church

1922 Dodson Ave

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

http://www.goddardunc.org

Church

JUN 15. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Goddard United Methodist Church

1922 Dodson Ave

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

http://www.goddardunc.org

Military Honors

JUN 15. 11:00 AM

Fort Smith National Cemetery

S 6th St & Garland Ave

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

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