Virginia Beach - Brad Hodges, 63, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012 at his residence in Virginia Beach.
Brad was born in Port Hueneme, CA., the son of the late Nelda R. Hodges and Roy S. Hodges of Virginia Beach. Mr. Hodges retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant after 24 years of service. He also worked for 10 years at Edwards Air Force Base in California working with Civil Service. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Virginia Beach.
Brad had a great passion for collecting and building trains. He loved fishing and had many other hobbies and talents. He will be greatly missed and loved by his family and friends.
Besides his father he is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Joanne K. Hodges, two children, Michelle Smith and her husband Shane of Ohio and Charles Hodges and his wife Renee of South Carolina; seven grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
A Celebration of Brad's life will be held Monday, September 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Oak Grove Baptist Church, 691 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach. The Reverend Charles L. Mosley, Jr. will officiate. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the church. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.alymeyer.com
Published Virginian Pilot Norfolk, VA