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James Richard "Dick" Hodges

 

October 18, 2017



James Richard “Dick” Hodges, 85, passed away Oct. 10, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.

Hodges was a resident of Sweetwater County for 76 years and a former resident of Nebraska.

Hodges was born June 21, 1932, in Fairbury, Neb., the son of James W. Hodges and Izora Walker.

He attended schools in Green River and was a 1950 graduate of Green RIver High  School.

Hodges married Ann Dale Sellers June 20, 1953, in Green River. 

He served in the United States Navy and was a self-employed rancher on Hodges Ranch for 60 years.

He was employed at OCI and retired after more than 30 years of service. 

Hodges enjoyed spending time with family, ranching, and hunting.

Survivors include his wife Ann Dale Hodges of Green River; three sons, Richard Hodges and wife Lezlie, and Bill Hodges, all of Green River, and Robert Hodges and wife Katy of Laramie; four daughters, Sherry Hamaker and husband Andy of Fruita, Colo., Terry Graham and husband Bret of Imperial, Mo., Marlene Kalivas and husband Aritis of San Diego and Jamie Love and husband John of Daniel; one brother, Gary Hodges and wife Betty of Green River; one sister, Marian Cox of Kingman, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grand-children; several cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Mark Hodges and Eldon Hodges; one sister, Helen Scheneman; one great-grandchild, Silas Backstrom. 

Funeral services took place Monday.

 

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