Michael Barrett Rood, known as “Bear”, age 52, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Bear is survived by his parents, Charles Rood and Dorothy Hughen; wife, Melessa Snider Rood; sons, Jack Alan Mixon, Jonathan Lee Mixon (Breezie), and Phillip Darryl Mixon (Kelly); brother, Jeffery W. Rood; 11 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family. Bear was a loving Father, A loving Husband and Mostly a Loving Person. Bear Loved his Family, working on motorcycles, Watching Alabama Football ,He loved having cook outs with family and friends and tossing back a cold one, Bear loved life and spending time with his grandchildren watching cartoons. A Graveside service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Chapel Cemetery in Wilsonville, Alabama.