Mike Hodges

Published 6:25 pm Monday, January 27, 2020

Mike Hodges, 68, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at his home.

A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday at 5 p.m. St. James United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dennis Adams. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall at the church from 4 to 5 pm prior to the service and immediately following the service.

Mike, son of the late James Henry Hodges, Jr. and Marjorie Rebecca Everson Hodges, was a native of Beaufort County. A graduate of Washington High School, he attended ECU. In addition to farming, he was employed in the LP gas industry for forty years and during that time worked as manager of the FerrellGas Company. He was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, but had been attending his childhood church, the Asbury United Methodist Church.

A true North Carolinian, he enjoyed the outdoors. He loved sports and was an avid fan of ECU football and baseball. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and his dog, Missy. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Stewart, Greg and Keith Hodges.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Debby Hodges; a daughter, Heather Hodges Bowers and husband, Anthony, of Pactolus and their children, Madison, Brianna and Brooks; two sons, Greg Hodges and wife, Melissa of Greensboro and their children Avery and Finley and Garrett Hodges and wife, Elyse, of Raleigh; a brother, Larry Hodges of Greenville; a sister, Barbara Black of Washington and an aunt, Iris Hodges Blankenship of Greenville.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the NC Future Farmers of America (FFA.givenow.stratuslive.com) Apply to NC and see the website for details.

Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences at www.WilkersonFuneralHome.com