Richard Lee Hood, age 64 of St. Robert, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the University Hospital in Columbia. Richard was born on June 13, 1951, in Maryville, Missouri, a son to the late Jesse Robert and Bessie (Stephenson) Hood. Richard served his country in the United States Army until his retirement. Richard was a member of CVMA 4-11. Richard enjoyed being outside riding his motorcycle. Richard is survived by: his daughter, Sharon Gage of Omaha, NE; two granddaughters, Zoe and Zia Gage of Omaha, NE; and two nieces, Lori Williams and Carrie Coulter. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by: a daughter Kristy Hood; two sisters, Betty Williams and Carolyn Hood; and a nephew, Michael Williams A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 15,2016, at Noon at the Sunshine Café in St. Robert, Missouri. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Special Olympics.