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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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LTC David L. Smith
I very much enjoyed reading your brief narrative of meeting LTC Smith a year before his passing. Such a sad & tragic incident. I had the opportunity to view the Thunderbird Air Show at Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, NM, in 1973. I was a student at a nearby university and we drove out to see the show.
Added by snm on Jul 24, 2015 7:16 PM
re Col David Provence headstone pictures

Would you allow me to use the pictures of Col David Provence on my private Ancestry tree. His wife Mary Elizabeth Hall my 1st cousin 3xs) is the daughter of Mary Elizabeth McCullough (my maternal line) and Daniel Hall of Fairfield County. As with most Southern families our roots are deep and very entangled!

Curry Walker
Added by GermanMagnolia on Jun 11, 2015 10:19 AM
David Smith
Thanks Richard for the information of Lieutenant Colonel David Smith. I am not a Citadel graduate, but a resident of the low country.

Added by Saratoga on Apr 28, 2015 3:10 AM
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.

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
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
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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
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
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