William Roy Hodges, 80, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Hospice of Savannah.
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The Screven County native was a member of New Hope Christian Church and a retired car salesman in Savannah. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he received the Korean Service Medal, three Bronze Stars, and a United Nations Service Medal. He was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy Graham Hodges and Lizzie Pauline Stafford Hodges; and brothers, Edward Lee Hodges and Harry James Hodges.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Davis Hodges; children, Cheryl Ann Hodges of Shalimar, FL, Tammy Fay Rowe of Orlando, FL, and William Robert Hodges of Brunswick; step-son, Daniel Lee Davis of Rincon; sisters, Lollie Mae Anderson of Rincon, Dorothy and husband John Clanton of Lake George, and Elizabeth Wilson of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; five grandchildren, Jordan Marr, Sara Rowe, Alex Rowe, Roberta Marr, and Brooke Davis; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 5, from 2-3 p.m., followed by funeral services at 3 p.m. in the chapel.
Interment will follow in Rincon Cemetery.
Remembrances may be given to Hospice of Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416 or Disabled American Veterans, www.dav.org.
Published in Effingham Herald from Jan. 5 to Feb. 4, 2013