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Richard Hodges (#47202450)
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Bio Photo A native of Miami, Fla., and now living in South Carolina since 1979, I've been a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) for 31 years and was a member of the U.S. Air Force and S.C. Air National Guard for almost 40 years. I retired from the Air Force in Feb. 2010 as a Major (almost 13 years enlisted and more than 27 years a commissioned officer). My wife, Judy, and I have four grown children: a daughter and three sons. Our daughter is a former teacher and now a full-time mother in Virginia. Our three sons have fulfilled and are continuing to fulfill their duty to their country as military members of the Air Force and the Marines. I enjoy photography, genealogy, and helping others in their genealogical quests. I am glad to be able to try to fulfill photo requests as time permits. I am pastor of the Salem Presbyterian Church (founded 1812) in Fairfield County (SC) located about 32 miles north of Columbia. I am a graduate of Miami Senior High School, Miami, Fla., 1968; The Citadel, Charleston, S.C., 1972, Charleston, S.C., and Columbia International University, Columbia, S.C., 1984, as well as numerous DoD and USAF schools. I am a descendant of Joshua Hodges, Sr., (R.S.) (1736-1809), Nathaniel Hodges, (1777-1858), Wade Payton Hodges, (1822-1877), Nathaniel Thomas Hodges, (1860-1943), Charles Groover Hodges, Sr., (1889-1980), and Charles G. Hodges, Jr., (1920-2013) I am also a descendant of the Trulocks from south Georgia, specifically Gordon Byron Trulock, (C.S.A.) On my mother's side, I am a descendant of the Jones, Rhodes, Trawick, McCall, and Sammons families of Dale and Barbour counties, Alabama.
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Dennis Kolb Jr
Re: Phillip Yacovelli
Bio added. Thanks for the information.
Added by Dennis Kolb Jr on Mar 04, 2015 6:34 AM
A Horan
RE: James W. Anderson - Arlington
Thanks for the update.

He is actually located in Section 28 rather than Sec 25 -- I'll submit an edit for that correction. His wife, Ethel, is buried with him, and I'll also submit an edit for that link to be made.

Thanks!
Added by A Horan on Mar 03, 2015 2:13 PM
The Citadel Memorial Europe
RE: Lieut John Hodges David, Jr
Richard, thank you very much. Did you receive the link I sent you last year to the dropbox file I put together on 1Lt David?
Added by The Citadel Memorial Euro... on Feb 26, 2015 10:44 PM
Vicki Rush
Edward Jenkins
Hi Richard,
Thanks so much for the great info! I added it to Edward's memorial with a "thank you" at the end to you.
Best to you, Vicki Rush
Added by Vicki Rush on Feb 25, 2015 7:08 PM
CrabbyAppleton
RE: Drews at Salem Presbyterian Church
Thanks for all your contributions, too. I think there is a cenotaph for Elsie Drew in that cemetery, too, but I'm not sure.
Added by CrabbyAppleton on Feb 24, 2015 8:35 AM
J Butz
Chris Clearwaters
On his memorial page, his last name is misspelled in the heading as "Clearwarter"
Find A Grave Memorial# 3771878
Added by J Butz on Feb 21, 2015 11:05 PM
Anna
Stone 45683394
Your photo-a very nice photo!-posted twice on this memorial. Can you please remove one? thanks
Added by Anna on Feb 19, 2015 9:43 PM
Joan Mays
Willie Virginia Pillow
Thank you for posting the photo of Willie Virginia Pillow Puckette's gravestone. She is my grandfather's sister. I submitted an edit to link her to her parents. This will complete the Pillow family.
Added by Joan Mays on Dec 28, 2014 2:25 PM
William Carlson
William Howard Carlson, Sr
William H. Carlson Sr is a second cousin of mine. I presume the family supplied obit is correct and it should be Blackman. Thank you for the info and for your updates of the memorials. I appreciate your help. Bill Carlson
Added by William Carlson on Oct 26, 2014 11:40 AM
Crystal McLeod
Anna McLeod
Hi, this is Crystal McLeod, Anna's daughter-in-law. If you would like to transfer her memorial page to me, I would be more than happy to maintain it.
Added by Crystal McLeod on Aug 17, 2014 4:55 PM
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