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Forrest D. Hodge

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Forrest D. Hodge Obituary
Forrest D. Hodge Jr., 59, of Hillsdale, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013, at the Hillsdale Community Health Center. He was born July 19, 1954 in Oberlin, Ohio to Forrest & Betty (Snyder) Hodge Sr. He was married March 7, 1981 to Bess Graham and she survives.

Forrest was formerly a purchasing agent for Recreation Creations Inc. in Hillsdale. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam era in the 82nd Airborne Division. He enjoyed flying and was a private pilot. Forrest was an avid woodworker, loved astronomy and space.

Surviving besides his wife Bess is a son, Jason Donald (Ryan) Hodge of Hillsdale; a grandson Ean; siblings, Phyllis Gifford of Eustis, Florida, Loretta (Mike) Hephner and Jim Hodge, both of Hillsdale and Ken Hodge & Patti Watson of Jonesville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Frank.

At Forrrest's request, cremation will take place. There will be no visitation or calling hours. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family. To view this obituary and send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Sept. 4, 2013
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