He was born in Williamstown but had spent most of his life on a farm in the town of Annsville.
He retired seven years ago and moved to Taberg. His wife, the former Anna Groat, died 15 years
Mr. Rood leaves four sons, Herbert of Fulton, Harry and Stephen, both of Taberg and James of
Tully; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. today in the Methodist Church after a prayer service at 1:30 in the
home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Earl Hall, of this place. The Rev. George M. Butler, pastor of
the Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in Maple Hill cemetery.
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