Dave Hodge Jr.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

BERTRAND, Mo. -- Dave Hodge Jr., 66, of Bertrand died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

He was born Jan. 15, 1939, son of Dave Vincent and Vivian Clements Arington Hodge. He and Joyce Sue Singleton were married June 15, 1963.

Hodge was retired from United Parcel Service.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Becky Culbertson of Sikeston; two sons, Tray Hodge III of Edwardsville, Ill., John Hodge of Greenville, Ind.; his father of East Prairie, Mo.; four sisters, Loula Allen of Bakersfield, Calif., Ruth Lentine of Castle Rock, Colo., Clara Redfering and Brenda Duvall of East Prairie; a brother, Byrle Hodge of East Prairie; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, with Larry Davis officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.