John C. Hodge
11 March 1928 - 12 October 2011
Ruby C. Hodge
23 January 1932 - 13 March 2010
Children : Brenda, Johnny, JoAnn, Terry
The Herald Democrat
October 14, 2011
POTTSBORO - John Calaway Hodge, 83-year-old Pottsboro resident, died Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at his residence.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 17 at Johnson-Moore Chapel in Denison with Rev. Sam Garrett officiating. Burial will follow at Georgetown Cemetery.
Mr. Hodge was born on March 11, 1928 in the Pink Hill Community, Grayson County, Texas, son of Abner L. and Corty Bell McCartney Hodge. He attended Cherry Mound Schools. He married Ruby Charlene Grooms on April 9, 1949 in Sherman, Texas. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2010.
He was a maintenance technician for Ralston-Purina Mills Company in Lubbock, Texas. He was a member of Oakridge Baptist Church in Denison. Mr. Hodge was never a stranger to anyone, always caring, thoughtful and giving. He will be fondly remembered by his many friends and family members.
John enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. His hobbies included bowling, gardening, odd jobs as a handyman and working for other people. His greatest enjoyment was playing domino games with his friends and family and fishing.
Surviving are his sons, John C. Hodge and wife, Janet Walton of Denison, Terry D. Hodge and wife, Freida of Elizabethton, Tennessee; daughters, Brenda Hines and husband, John of George West, Texas and Joann Jacobs of Granbury, Texas; brothers, Bill Hodge and wife, Dean of Powderly, Texas, Lewis Hodge and wife of Oklahoma; sisters, Margaret Butcher of Denison and Faye Garnsey of Atoka, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be William Hodge, Travis Hodge, Terry S. Hodge, Ricky Penninger, Justin Jacobs and Thomas Redding Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be John Montoya, Gary Little, Jason Blankenship, Darrell Cain, Brandon Blevins and Cody Helcl.
Visitation will be at Johnson-Moore Funeral Home in Denison from 3-4 p.m. Sunday.
Elaine Nall Bay
Grayson County TXGenWeb