SUNNY VIEW – Jimmy Hodge, 69, of Sunny View, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday afternoon, December 23, 2020 at White Oak Manor of Tryon.
Born in Lenoir, he was the son of the late Nellie Snow Hodge and husband of the late Bernice Margaret Bradley Hodge who passed away in 2011. Mr. Hodge retired from Broyhill Furniture after 30 years of service. He enjoyed walking, sports, hunting and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. Mr. Hodge was a member of Big Level Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Tim Hodge and Bill Hodge; two sisters, Doris Hodge and Volina Philyaw.
Surviving are two sons, Chris Hodge (Tonia) of Sunny View and Randall Hodge (Kayloni) of Bostic; one daughter, Hope Ashley (Shannon) of Columbus; eleven grandchildren, Dezma Phillips, Morgan Hodge, Anna Hodge, Austin Hodge, Ainsley Hodge, Haylee Moore, Laney Moore, Neeleigh Harmon, Zach Ashley, Kiri Ashley and Mia Ashley; two great-grandchildren, Gannon Phillips and Walker Phillips; two brothers, Zack Hodge of Sunny View and Dick Hodge of Lenoir.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in Big Level Baptist Church with Reverend R. Sean McKaig and Reverend John Parker officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Hodge will lie in state Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.
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