Raymond C. Hood
PORTSMOUTH - Raymond C. Hood, 81, of Portsmouth, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital. He was born in Marshall, Texas on December 3, 1935, the son of the late R. C. and Ruby (McGeorge) Hood. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1988. Raymond served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Liberty Mutual and Pitney Bowes. He was also a former Auxiliary Police Officer for the City of Portsmouth. He loved poetry and to paint. Raymond was predeceased by his wife of 57 years Jean G. Hood in 2015 and his cat Sam. He is survived by his son Philip G. Hood of Portsmouth. SERVICES: A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, April 25, at the First United Methodist Church, 129 Miller Avenue, Portsmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in Raymond's memory may be made to NHSPCA, P.O. Box 196, Stratham, NH, 03885. Visit: www.jvwoodfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book. Arrangements are under the direction of J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel.
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