DELRAY BEACH — William Davis Hood, a 48 year resident of Delray Beach, died July 15 from complications of Lewy body dementia, surrounded by family. He was 82.
Mr. Hood is survived by his wife, Carolyn, and six children: Jennifer Zimmerman and husband, John; William D. Hood II and wife, Kirsten, of Boca Raton; Kimberly Trevino and husband, John, of Boynton Beach; Christian Hood and wife, Danielle, of Delray Beach; Ashley Sims and husband, Rob, of Auburndale; and Alexander Hood of Boynton Beach, as well as 11 grandchildren.
He graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, in 1961. In 1975, Mr. Hood started the first discount securities brokerage house in Boca Raton. Then in 1991, he started his own auction house, Bill Hood and Sons Art and Antique Auction, in Delray Beach. He had a passion for playing tennis and coaching. His ultimate joy in life came from his faith, family and friends.
A celebration of life was held at Boca Raton Community Church in the chapel.
— Obituary submitted by family