Obituary of Gary Hodges
Gary Don Hodges, of Crittenden, KY passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born in Lamesa, Texas on December 16, 1946; the son of the late Leo and Jackie Hodges.
He was a retired Materials Manager with Amoco/ BP (oil and gas company). who enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, outside work, collecting license plates, landscaping and spending time with his family. Gary was known to many as a patriotic, kind, and gentle soul with a great sense of humor and a love for Texas.
Gary is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Carol Cavillo.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, DJ Hodges; daughter, Michelle (Thomas) Ballard; grandchildren, Danielle (Brandon) Riley, Madalyn (Johnny) Wilkens, Jordan Hyland, and Chase Ballard; great-grandchild, Emersyn Hyland; siblings, Randy (Charity) Hodges and Debbie (Ron) Huckeby; brother-in-laws, Jerry “Tex” Rogers and Buddy (Takako) Rogers; sister-in-law, Jennifer (Bob) Burton; nieces and nephews, Stacy, Mark, Kevin (Heidi), Jennifer (Shawn), Craig (Milea), Crystal (Tristan), Sophia, Tracie, and Bobby; Great-nieces and nephews, Kendal, Keely, Kirsten, Robby, Reed, Harper, Tucker, Claire and Maddie; cousins, Doug (Vergie) Meigs; His Trinidad, West, Indies friends, Tony (Connie) and Helen; dear friends, Bill (Suzanne), Jim, Barbara, Wade (Vivian), Gary, Al, Tommy, Kenny; His BH friends, Sarah, Kathryn (Danny), Dari, and many other special friends, family, and Hodges’ cousins.
A Memorial Service will take place at the family’s home on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2:30PM. A second memorial service will be held in Plainview, Texas at Plainview Cemetery on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 4:00PM.
Memorial contributions may be made in Gary’s name to the American Cancer Society 2808 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
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