Hollis E. Hood
Dec. 7, 1930 ~ Mar. 22, 2018
Hollis E. Hood, 87, of Nampa, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Hollis was born on Dec. 7, 1930 to Oscar and Lillie (White) Hood in Lubbock, Texas. Hollis had little formal education but would learn how to be a rancher at a young age. Hollis and his brother Dee enjoyed many rodeos, riding bulls and broncs. He married Maybelle Smith in 1964. They had a great marriage until she passed in 1990. He ranched in many communities including Vale, Murphy, Harper, and settling in Jordan Valley /Arock in 1970 for the Davis family as a ranch foreman.
He was a huge part of the Vale Rodeo participating in the suicide horse race every 4th of July for numerous years and awarded grand marshal for one year. Hollis enjoyed hunting, fishing but most of all just loved being with his family. He leaves a huge hole in our families’ hearts, we love him so much.
Hollis is survived by his sons Larry, Donnie, Tim, Randy; daughters Arla and Darla; grandchildren Kimber, Riley and Skyler, Micky, Kelsey, Aspen; great-grandchildren: Jaicee, Allie, Rylin, Chaselin, Kace, Cord, and Colt; along with numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Maybelle, and a son, Tommy.
Hollis’s graveside memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 6, in Vale at Valley View Cemetery. Services are under the care of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, Idaho. Condolences may be given at www.Flahifffuneralchapel.com
• Bruce Donald Hopper, 68, of Ontario died March 8. Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Ontario.
• Lance J. Norman, 56, of Nyssa died March 19 at his home. Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Nyssa.
• Paul Lucero, 84, of Nyssa died March 21 at his home surrounded by his family. Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Nyssa.
• David Cuna Gonzalez, 61, of Ontario died March 22 at his home. Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Ontario.
Death notices may be sent to [email protected].