Johnny Ray Hood

Mr. Johnny Ray Hood, age 59, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

Johnny was born in Duluth on March 29, 1960 to the late Harold Hunter and Lillie Mae Scott.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Lisa Hood.  Johnny was a truck driver for Thomas Concrete.  He was a hard worker and loved to provide for his family.  Johnny loved his grandchildren and they called him “Papa Johnny.”  He was an avid NASCAR fan.  For his pastime Johnny loved to play poker, gamble, attend auctions and yard sales.

Survivors include his daughters Christie Payne (James Lee Berry), Dahlonega, and Tina Weaver (Cory), Gainesville; sons Michael Hood (Haley), Dahlonega, and Terry Hood (Ashley), Gainesville; daughter Sharon Christy (Randy), Dahlonega; brother Emmett Hunter (Denise), Grantville; thirteen grandchildren; cousins Randy Hood, Douglasville, Ronnie Hood, Smyrna, and Donna Davis (Steve), Alabama; aunt Sue Hood, Douglasville; and other relatives.

A memorial service for Johnny was held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Terry Hood and the Rev. Ronnie Hood officiated.  Johnny’s wishes were to be cremated.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to help with final expenses.

To share a memory of Johnny or a condolence with the family visit

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlonega.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812