Welcome to the memorial page for

Malcolm Wayne Hood

March 23, 1941 ~ June 16, 2017 (age 76)

Malcolm Wayne Hood was born to Norman A. and Ruth (Goldsmith) Hood on March 23, 1941 in Dallas, Texas and entered into his eternal heavenly home on June 16, 2017. Mr. Hood served 8 1/2 years in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Korea. He met the love of his life Darlene Samples and they were married on April 13, 1963 in Dallas. Malcolm was a devoted husband, father and friend to many and proudly served as a deacon at the Christian Center of Mesquite. The church nicknamed him the Energizer Bunny for his speed and energy at all times to get things done at the church. He retired after many years with AT&T and Lucent. Mr. Hood was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Byron and Lyndon Hood. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Darlene Samples Hood, son Michael Hood and wife Jennifer, grandson Hayden Hood, brother David Hood and wife Judy, sister Lynda Johnson and husband George, sister-in-laws, Janet Hood and Brenda Hood, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and numerous numerous friends. 

 Service Information

June 20, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Laurel Oaks Funeral Home
12649 Lake June Road
Mesquite, TX 75180

Funeral Service
June 21, 2017

11:00 AM
Christian Center of Mesquite
4401 E. Cartwright Road
Mesquite, TX 75181

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