Kirby D. Hood, 80, of Malta, passed away on Sat. May 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 30, 1939 in Xenia, Ohio to the late George and Alice Rickey Hood. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a self-employed Truck driver. He was a member of the Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church in Malta. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Peggie Spencer Hood of the Home, a son, Mickey Hood of Malta, a step-daughter, Lorrie Hood Palmer of Xenia, 3 sisters, Lilly Hendrickson of Apopka, Fla, Kay Hood of Xenia and Gail Gerard of New Carlisle, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Rick and Lonnie and 2 sisters, Juanita and Saundra. A private family viewing will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020 from 11-12 P.M. followed by a funeral at 12 Noon at the Matheney Funeral Home in McConnelsville. Burial will be in the Locus Grove Cemetery near Malta. To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.
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