Robert Clyde Hodges
Robert Clyde Hodges, 69, formerly of Barling, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Orange Park, Florida. He was born on July 17, 1952, in Cedarville, AR.
In Robert's younger years, he started out working as a butcher for a local grocery chain. From there, he became a store manager for a few local stores. He later worked as a local newspaper carrier and was an awesome babysitter to some of his older grandchildren. Robert played basketball for the Cedarville Pirates in high school and was a good player. That's where his love for Razorback basketball came from. Robert joined the U.S. Army in 1970 and served for six years. He was honorably discharged in 1976 with the rank of Sergeant.
He was preceded in death by his parents Drewie & Faye Hodges, two sisters, Beverly Hodges, and Susie Rice, and two nephews, Roger Parish and Kelly Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, Korinne Hodges of Middleburg, Florida; four daughters, Cassie Lusk and husband Randy of Lowell, Laura Hodges of Fayetteville, Courtney Anderson and husband Glenn of Barling, Shawna Teague and husband Josh of Fort Smith; three stepchildren, Regina Riccardo of Ocala, FL, Chris Raynor and partner Cassandra Sissons of Hackett and Patricia Raynor of Ocala, FL; one brother, Wayne Hodges of Ozark, seven sisters, Barbara Wagoner of Charleston, Alma Parish of Rogers, Monette Parrish and husband Dave of Fort Smith, Kathleen Barnes and husband Johnny of Van Buren, Donna Jackson and husband Kelly of Ozark, Fran Bauer and husband Dennis of Fort Smith, Debra Bond of Natural Dam; seven grandchildren, Caleb Lusk and wife Alice of Rogers, Brandon Lusk of Lowell, Bridget, Ashlyn, Cain, Ella and Hadley Teague of Fort Smith; and nine step-grandchildren, Thomas and Kailey Garrett, Caiaistion and Payton Raynor of Hackett, Zachary Ridaught, Greyson Bartlett, Brianna Zimmerman, Rocky and Cheyenne Robinson of Ocala, FL and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held graveside, with military honors, at 3:00 P.M Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Dripping Springs Cemetery.
Published by Times Record from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, 2021.