1939 ~ 2013|
GARDEN CITY, UTAH-Larry Jay Hodges, 73, of Garden City, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the home of his daughter in Henefer, Utah.
He was born on August 13, 1939 in Logan, Utah the son of Jay P. and Margaret Fuller Hodges. He married Lana Pollock on March 18, 1960 in Elko, Nevada.
Larry grew up in Pickleville, Utah and attended North Rich High School. He served in the US Navy and retired from Hill Air Force Base in 1993. Larry was a member of the American Legion and Rich County Search and Rescue.
Larry passed away surrounded by his family shortly after celebrating he and Lana's 53rd wedding anniversary. As owner of Hodges Toy Box in Garden City, Utah, Larry's motto was "He who dies with the most toys WINS" and he WON!
Larry is survived by his wife, Lana Hodges, children: Terrie (Guy) Cox, Robin (Joel) Riches, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, siblings: Nancy Gibson, Jayne (Brad) Davis, and a plethora of lifelong friends.
Preceded in Death: Parents, Sister, Margaret Theora, Brother, Douglas Fuller, Granddaughter Afton Lynn Riches.
There will be a gathering to celebrate his life at the Hodges family home in Garden City on Hodges Canyon Road, Saturday March 23, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Graveside services will be at the Garden City Cemetery with military honors at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Allen-Hall Mortuary of Logan. Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.allenmortuaries.net
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Mar. 21, 2013