James Edward Hodge, Sr.

04/03/1943 - 08/22/2021

Obituary For James Edward Hodge, Sr.

James Edward Hodge, Sr., 78, of Oakwood Dr., Danville, VA, departed this life on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Virginia on April 3, 1943, the son of the late Elder Rash Hodge and the late Essie Eggleston Hodge.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Mae Leftwich Hodge; three sisters, Mildred, Gladys, and Sallie Ruth; four brothers, Clyde, Curtis, Rash, Jr., and Robert.

James leaves to cherish his memory four sons, James Hodge, Jr, Anthony Hodge, Jerry Hodge, and Eric Hodge all of Danville, VA; one daughter, Sandra Smith of Martinsville, VA; two brothers, Joe Hodge of Martinsville, VA and Melvin Hodge of Houston, TX; sixteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 12 noon at the Evening Light Cathedral, 130 Bradley Rd., Danville, VA, with Bishop Fred Kidd, Eulogist. Burial will follow at the Rash Hodge Family Cemetery, Price Hairston Lane, Martinsville, VA. A public viewing will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Hairston Funeral Home between the hours of 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. In accordance with the CDC, a face covering and social distancing is required.

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We are sorry for your Loss, Sending condolences and a Heartfelt prayer that God's loving presence will bring Comfort to the Family. The Life Society, Hazel W. Spencer, President.

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Sympathy, Blessings and Love to the family of your beloved, James Edward Hodge Jr. Cherish the memories. Marguerite W. Wilson and Tim Witcher rh42h

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Sorry to hear of the transition of your loved one. Patricia Walton and son.

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Rest in Peace

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We will miss you Papa ♥️

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We will miss you PaPa ♥️

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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