2012-12-06 / Obituaries

Jeffrey Alan Hodges

Jeffrey Alan Hodges, 58, Higgins Lake, died Dec.8, 2012, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City.

A service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, with the Rev. Dr. James N. Kent officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Higgins Lake.

He was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Lansing, the son of Robert Leland and Doris Ann (Dyer) Hodges. He had lived at Higgins Lake since 1971, having moved from Lansing. He and Helene L. Strohmeyer were married Dec. 30, 1986, in Grayling.

Mr. Hodges worked as a safety consultant for the Safety Department of the State of Michigan for 26 years, retiring in 2002. He enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, camping, woodworking and tinkering with old cars.

His father preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife, Helene Hodges of Higgins Lake; son, David (Jennifer) Hodges of Holt; granddaughter, Emma Hodges of Holt; mother, Doris Hodges of DeWitt; sisters, Barbara (Paul) Travis of Lansing, Linda (Bruce) Fech of Lansing and Debbie (Jeff) Gould of DeWitt; brothers, Robert Hodges of Lansing and Bill (JoAnn) Hodges of DeWitt and many nieces and nephews.

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