Norman C. Hood , Jr.

  • Born: December 13, 2007
  • Died: May 28, 2019
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Norman C. "Norm" Hood, Jr., age 11, passed away tragically Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Norm was born December 13, 2007 in Kalamazoo to Norman Hood, Sr. and Christina Valadez. He attended the 5th grade at Verona Elementary School.

Norm is survived by his parents and three siblings, Regina Hale, Nevaeh Hale and Jaylone Porter.

Norm loved being outside. He enjoyed fishing, climbing trees and playing with snakes. Anyone who came into contact with Norm fell in love with him and his infectious smile.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 9th, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Funeral services to celebrate Norm's life will be Monday, June 10th at 11:00 a.m. at the W.K. Kellogg Auditorium, 50 W. Van Buren St., Battle Creek, MI 49017. Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to assist with burial expenses. A luncheon will follow the interment at 3:00 p.m. at 31 Greenwood Ave., Springfield. Personal messages for the family may be placed at


Condolence & Memory Journal

I willa lways pray for you stormin' norman. so sorry.

Posted by Rykell pazan - albion, MI - Friend   February 12, 2020

miss you

Posted by Rykell pazan - battle creek, MI - Family   November 11, 2019

He was at school and we were playing tag. i fell and he stopped everything to help me up.

Posted by Rykell pazan - battle creek, MI - Sister   November 11, 2019

Hugs and Prayers... RIP little man
Fly with the angels...

Posted by Diane Russell - Battle Creek, MI   June 11, 2019

My condolences and deepest sympathy to you all. I had Regina in 3rd grade at Dudley. She and my daughter are good friends. I remember when he was in kinder or about to start. I will pray for your family.

Posted by Telicia Evil-Ware - Winston Salem, NC - Teacher   June 01, 2019

I will forever remember the Stormin' Norman running the halls of Verona.

Posted by Christine Harding - Battle Creek, MI - Teacher   June 01, 2019

A little cousin I wish I had more time with. I thought I had time to watch you grow up to compare you to your father. I am so sorry this happened.

Posted by Ranitah Payne - DETROIT, MI - Family   May 31, 2019

I will miss u pooder love u always baby

Posted by Teresa Latta - Paw paw, MI - Grandchild   May 30, 2019