Richard Kenneth HODSON

News Death Notice

HODSON, Richard Kenneth 78 years of age and a resident of Friendship Village, went to be with the lord Jesus on Sunday, May 12, 2013. A life long resident of Michigan, son of Willacy and Mildred Hodson; he is survived by his wife Charlene Yvonne Bright Hodson, daughter Kimberly, Granddaughter Taylor Hodson, stepson Jeff Swift of Nashville, TN, 3 grandsons, a daughter-in-law Janet Miller of Saginaw, Michigan. He also is survived by two brothers, Robert Hodson of Lafayette, Indiana, and Harold Hodson of Franklin, KY. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Yvonne Valentine Hodson and two sons and one grandson. He was an active member of First Grace Brethren Church of Dayton and a 30 year employee of Ford Credit in Executive Management. Richard graduated from Muskegan High School and an alumni of the University of Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army in areas of intelligence during the Korean conflict. Richard was in the anatomical program at Wright State University. A memorial service will be held at First Grace Church, 2624 Stonequaarry rd. Dayton, Ohio. Date and time is still pending. In lieu of flowers, or other donations, may be given to First Grace Church or The Heart Association.

Published in Dayton Daily News on May 18, 2013