of Burlington, AR
November 29, 1927 - July 17, 2021
Roy Lee Hodges, 93 of Burlington, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, July 17th at Forsyth Health and Rehab in Forsyth, Missouri. He was born November 29, 1927, in Burlington, Arkansas to Ralph & Ola Richesin Hodges.Roy was a lifelong member of Burlington Baptist Church and as a young boy helped with the construction of the church by carrying fieldstone from the family farm. Roy raised cattle and worked at Pace Industries where he retired with 33 years of service. After retirement, he loved to travel the backroads of Arkansas to visit with family and friends. In his later years, Roy especially enjoyed going to the Harrison Senior Citizens Center and became known for his left-hand pitching of beanbags. Roy is survived by his daughter, Judy Roberts of Burlington, Arkansas, his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Shar Hodges of Hollister, Missouri, his grandchildren Tony Roberts of Harrison, Arkansas, and McKensie Roellig of Austin, Texas and his sister Helen Hanan of Point Lookout, Missouri. Roy will be remembered by his family as a loving father, grandfather, and a man of faith who read his bible every day. He is preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Hodges, his parents, and his brother Eugene Hodges.Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Burlington Baptist Church.
Judy, Steve and family, may God bless you in this time of sorrow. We will keep you in our prayers, Hazel Rose
Love and prayers, Judy and Steve. I spent many hours in your home when we were growing up. I only have good memories from those days. Your parents were like another set of aunt and uncle to me. Our thoughts are with your through this trial of life. May God bless you with comfort and peace. Nancy and Gene Rose
Our prayers go out to the family for their loss. We shall all miss himJohn Cantwell
God Bless - Love and Prayers, Becky
My father Herbert (HL) Blair work with him a Pace for several years and thought the world of him. Always called him Hodge.He’s in a better place now.
Judy, Our sincerest condolences. Mike and Judy Gerdes