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Edward R. Hodges, Jr. Obituary


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“Mrs. Hodges: I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Hodges. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in your time of mourning. Your devotion...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Camille Graziadei RN - Portsmouth, VA

“Mary, I am thinking and praying for you and your family over the loss of your Dad. I know he will be missed very much. Take comfort in your...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Joy Semelsberger - Ijamsville, MD

“Please accept my sincere condolences. As a child, I lived next door to Edward at 639 Mt. Vernon Ave. We played together for years and I have...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Bill Torbert - Chesapeake, VA

“Mrs.Hodges: I was so sorry to hear of the loss of one of my "favorite patient's". I want you to always remember and find peace knowing you took the...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Susie Forsythe,RN - Portsmouth, VA

“Sharon, Mary, Wes, Nick, and all, I am very sorry for your loss, but I thank God that Eddie can be at peace and not in pain any longer. I will...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Jemmison - Portsmouth, VA

“I knew Eddie from the Shipyard. He was such a pleasant man and was always smiling. He will be missed by all who knew him. My sincerest sympathy to...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Lucille Hanks - Portsmouth, VA

“Mary, You and your family are in our prayers. Steve/Rose ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Forehand - Portsmouth, VA

“Mary, you and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time. Connie Anderson ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Anderson - Chesapeake, VA

“Love, love, love each and every one of you. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Eddie will be greatly missed and you are greatly loved. I am...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cathy Cascella - Keller, TX

“Sharon, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Eddie was a wonderful man full of hope and joy. We hope you find comfort in the fact...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Dee Dee Williams - portsmouth, VA


Edward R. Hodges, Jr., 60, passed away February 15, 2011, surrounded by his family. A native of Portsmouth, VA he was born to the late Edward Sr. and Vera Hodges. He was a good man who loved nature, woodworking and watching his grandsons play baseball. He retired from NNSY after 38 years and was an active member and deacon at Port Norfolk Baptist Church (PNBC). He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Mary (Jamie); sons, Kevin (Shirley) and Chris (Whitney); ten grandchildren; and a brother, Robbie. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at PNBC with Pastor Terry Taylor and Dr. Ector Hamrick officiating. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation at www.amyloidosis.org/contributions.asp or PNBC. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.snellingsfuneralhome.com.

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