Mr. Cloyd Earl Hodges, better known as "Brownie," of Jefferson passed away Sunday night, Oct. 20, 2013, at Margate Health and Rehab. He was 89.
Mr. Hodges was born in Lancaster County, Pa., on Dec. 4, 1923, to the late Cloyd Charles and Mae Mock Hodges.
He was a member of Midway Baptist Church. He was the owner and operator of Hodges Body Shop. He loved his grandchildren and he was always taking care of their dents and bumps that they would get in their cars. He enjoyed listening and dancing to bluegrass and country music.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bobbie Hill and Mary Hazel Owens; a brother, Dean Hodge; and a step-son Dennis Johnson.
Mr. Hodges is survived by two sons, Danny Hodges and wife, Barbara, of West Jefferson and Dayne Hodges and wife, Sherrie, of West Jefferson; a special friend, Marie Pennington, of Jefferson; special nephew, Joe Hodges and wife, Donna, of Fleetwood; four grandchildren, Holly Faircloth and husband, Jason, Danny Hodges Jr., and wife, Nikki, Darin and wife, Heidi and John Crawford and wife, Sandee; six great-grandchildren, Tyler Hodges, Jordan Hodges, Noah Hodges, Jaxson Faircloth, Yates Hodges and Addin Hodges; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Casey and Rev. Jack Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Midway Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites.
The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, two hours prior to the funeral service.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to: Midway Baptist Church Cemetery, c/o D.R. Jones, 447 Oakwood Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694 or the Gideons International P.O. Box 993, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements