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 Leroy Ainsworth Hodson

Leroy Ainsworth Hodson

Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 30 Sep 1998 (aged 95)
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. E Lot 61 Pos. 1
Memorial ID 82036 · View Source
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LeRoy Ainsworth Hodson, age 95, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 1998, at the East Lake Care Center in Provo, Utah, the same city where he was born on June 29, 1903, the son of Israel William Hodson and Melinda Lucretia Singleton Hodson.

He married Iva Phillips of Springville on September 4, 1929, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Iva passed away on December 6, 1951 in Springville, Utah, after a lengthy illness.

He later married Iva's widowed sister, Lizzie Phillips Billings on August 3, 1959 in Salt Lake City.

She died October 31, 1976, after a lengthy illness.

LeRoy and Iva were the parents of six sons.

He is survived by all six sons and their spouses: Lloyd (Phyllis), Orem; Phillip (Maxine), Indianapolis, Indiana; Max (Renone), Cedar City; Wayne (Gayle), Salt Lake City; Morris (Ruth), Riverton; and Earl (Kathleen), Ephraim. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Two sisters: Rosemary (Earl) Nielsen and Mae (Melvin) Jensen.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Randy; sisters, Melva, Esmee; brothers, Kenneth and Harold, and also his parents.

Burial was October 5, 1998.

Bio by: Don Shelley




  • Maintained by: Rose Wright
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82036
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leroy Ainsworth Hodson (29 Jun 1903–30 Sep 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82036, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rose Wright (contributor 46889763) .