Barton R. “Bart” Hood, 57, of Sparta, IL; born on February 22, 1965 the son of Jack and Pansy Mae (Been) Hood; passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at BJC-Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Bart loved his pets and was a huge supporter of the local animal shelters. He worked at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL as a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years. Bart was not only a nurse/caregiver, but he was devoted to helping anyone in need. He was always the caring heart for those without a voice and could make you happy by his infectious smile.
He is survived by his Long-Life Partner – Phillip Meyer of Sparta, IL to whom he has shared a life of happiness with since May 28, 2003; three brothers – John (Linda) Hood of Sparta, IL, Robert (Joyce) Hood of Woodlawn, IL, and William Hood of Sparta, IL; one sister – Sue (Ronald) Wehrheim of Woodlawn, IL; many other relatives & friends.
Bart was preceded in death by his parents.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.heilschuessler.com.
A Celebration of Life for Bart will be held at a later date.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta is in Charge of Arrangements