News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 26, 2013

Gary L. Rood


TERRE HAUTE — Gary L. Rood, 55, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Union Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1958, in Terre Haute, to Norman Wayne Rood and Louise Hardin Rood.

Gary worked in the nutritionist services department at Union Hospital for over 15 years, with a perfect attendance record. He loved his music and his animals. Gary also attended Indiana State University College.

He is survived by one brother, John Rood; his sisters, Arlene Forte, Nancy Pastorius, and Kathy Vestal; and several nieces and nephews.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Louise Rood.

Per his wishes cremation is scheduled. A memorial service will be on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home, 4660 N. Lafayette Ave., with a gathering of friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Mattox-Wood was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at: