John R. Hood, 48


John Ross Hood, 48, of N.C. 50 South, Benson, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Mr. Hood was born March 18, 1969, in Johnston County to Lois Barefoot Hood of Benson and the late Robin Whitley Hood. He was a general manager for Thermo King Sales and Service. Mr. Hood was also a member of Benson Baptist Church, Benson Masonic Relief Lodge No. 431 and the Dunn Shrine Club.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Benson Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Revs. Paul Burgess and Bill West. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson with full Masonic rites.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include children, John Tyler Hood and Corey Robert Hood, both of Dunn; sister, René Honeycutt and husband Brian of Benson; brother, Robin Whitley Hood II and wife Wendy of Carolina Beach; children’s mother, Sheri Lynn Hood of Dunn; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and other times at the home of René and Brian Honeycutt, 500 E. Main St., Benson.

Flowers are welcomed, however, memorials may be made to Benson Masonic Relief Lodge No. 431, 315 S. Lee St., Benson, NC 27504; or to the Dunn Shrine Club, 211 N. Clinton Ave., Dunn, NC 28334.

John Ross Hood



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