RINCON - Gary Wendell "Butch" Hodges Sr., 69, passed away Nov. 4, 2020, at his residence.
The Chatham County native was a member of First Baptist Church of Rincon and the Unity Sunday School class. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Marine Rescue Squadron. He retired from Georgia Power, loved camping, fishing, hunting and was an excellent handyman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Vililia Hodges; and brother, Lloyd Hodges.
Survivors include his loving wife of whom he would have been married 50 years Nov. 21, Susan Davis Hodges; children, Gary W. Hodges Jr. (Jessica) and Shannon Hodges Wingo (Rodney); and grandchildren, Bradly Hodges, Kathryne Wingo, David Hodges, and Jacob Hodges.
Funeral services were conducted Nov. 7, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Rincon. Interment followed in Rincon Cemetery.
Remembrances may be given to First Baptist Church of Rincon, 201 E. 6th St., Rincon, Ga. 31326.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, Effingham Chapel. 912-754-6421
Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 11 to Nov. 17, 2020.