Mr. Hodges was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Weslaco to Bertha Mae Eubanks and Elmer B. Hodges. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in WW II and Korea. He married Norma Grace Holloman in Corpus Christi in 1943 and was a member of First Christian Church Corpus Christi. He worked at the ARADMAC (Army Aeronautical Depot Maintenance Center) in Corpus Christi.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Grace Hodges of Beeville; a son, Edward Benton Hodges of Beeville; a daughter, Cheryl Ann Bench of Round Rock; five grandchildren, Laine Hodges, Benton Hodges, Gina Bench, Dude Bench and Ginger Cohoe; and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. at Angelus Funeral Home.
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