|Birth: ||May 28, 1942|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 2008|
Gearld D. Hodge, 66, of Lubbock died Monday night, October 20, 2008 at home with his family.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 24 at Resthaven Funeral Home. A life celebration will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 25 at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel. The service will be officiated by Pastor Justin Osborne. Interment will follow immediately in Resthaven Memorial Park.
Gearld was born on May 28, 1942 in San Antonio. He married Shirley Stokes on June 25, 1963 in Lubbock. He was a machinist at Tyco Fire Protection for 34 years where he made several life-long friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Mae Watson; father, Leslie Ketner; sister, Patricia Ann Ketner; and brother, Benny Lucero, Jr.
Gearld had many passions in life, especially music, art, and cars. He was an artist and a musician, but most of all he was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, friend, and person. His strong will and positive attitude left no room for complaints, even in his final hours. He left this world with his dignity, sense of humor, and compassion intact.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife and soul mate of 45 years, Shirley Hodge "Ol What's Her Face"; daughter, Christy Lynne and husband Marshall Hunn; sons, Jerry and Michael Hodge, all of Lubbock; granddaughters, Melissa and husband Paul Garcia; Amanda and Courtney Hodge; grandsons, Matthew and Andrew Hunn; and great-grandchildren, Zoe, Adrian Axl, Elaina, and Llogyn.
J R Hodges (1919 - 1989)
Shirley Gean Stokes Hodge (1945 - 2008)*
Resthaven Memorial Park
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
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