OTHO — Floyd J. Hood, 80, of Otho passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held on Tues­day, Dec­ember 17th at 10:00 a.m., in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m., at Corpus Christi Church with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery with military rites conducted by the V.F.W. Post 1856 and the U.S. Navy Honor Guard. Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Laufersweiler Funeral Home.

Floyd is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda, sons Craig (Taliltha) Hood and John (Stacey) Hood both of Fort Dodge, grandchildren Haleigh Hood, Cole Hood, Mackinna Hood, Antino Martinez, Miguel Martinez, Elijah Hood and Tatiana Martinez, great-grandchildren Oakley Nelson and Hadley Hood, nephews Brian and Mark Hood, niece Patty Hood.

He was preceded in death by parents Delbert and Mable (Flaherty) Hood, grandson Syrus Hood, stepfather Charles Mills and brother Edward Hood.

Floyd John Hood was born June 3, 1939, in Fort Dodge. He was raised in Fort dodge an attended both parochial and public schools. He graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1958. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served until his Honorable discharge in 1962. On October 8, 1966, he was united in marriage to Linda Lara. The couple made their home in Otho. Floyd worked for Leighton Supply Company for 22 and a half years and in 1987 began driving truck for Single Source Transportation Company and later Ruan Trucking. He retired in 2001. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye Fan. Floyd enjoyed camping trips to Okoboji and watching old westerns especially John Wayne. He had a great love for his family, wife, sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Floyd was a member of Holy Trinity Parish.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.