David Coy Hood
December 20, 1946  -  November 15, 2018

David Coy Hood

HarperTalasek Chapel
506 N. 38th Street
Killeen, TX  76543
Monday, November 19, 2018
5-7 pm
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HarperTalasek Funeral Home
506 N 38th St
Killeen, TX  76543
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
2:00 pm
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Live Oak Cemetery
721 Live Oak Cemetery Rd.
Youngsport, TX  76542
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I served in the Air Force.

Funeral services for David Coy Hood, 71, of Harker Heights, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen. Interment will follow at Live Oak Cemetery in Youngsport.
Mr. Hood died Nov. 15, 2018. He was born Dec. 20, 1946, in Ding Dong, on the Churchill Ranch.

David graduated from Florence High School in 1965. He proudly served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and Korea conflict. Afterward, he worked for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for many years.

Following a lifelong dream, he became a custom builder. His other passions were farming, hunting, fishing and cheering for the University of Texas Longhorn football team. David especially loved meeting and talking to people and will be sorely missed.

Mr. Hood went to be with his Lord and Savior, and was preceded in death by his father and mother, Coy and Elouise Hood; and his brother, Kenneth “Sonny” Hood.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Christine; son DeWayne (Breanna) Hood; stepdaughter Karen (Bill) Ross; and sister Frances “Lucy” Murphy. Loved by his grandchildren: Brooke Brode, Lacey Merritt, Reagan Hood, Caden Hood, Zoe Ross, William Ross, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation and a celebration of life is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen, which is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Kellie Hale
    Killeen, TX

    May peace be with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

  2. Betty Springer
    Austin, TX

    Belle, I am so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. Sending our sympathy & love.
    Betty and Colby Springer
    (Winston & Skeeter's daughter)

  3. Roy Murray
    Killeen, TX

    David Hood and I were classmates in second grade in Killeen at Avenue D Elementary School, which is now City Hall. I remembered him only by name when I learned he and Christine were planning to marry in 1998. David told me later he remembered I won second place for my drawing of a fire prevention poster and he remembered what I drew! I had forgotten what I drew.

  4. David Murray
    Brownwood, TX

    RIP David Hood, will miss your smiling face and tall tales when you came to the reunions. Wish you could have more of them.

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