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James Robert Hodge, Jr.

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James Robert Hodge, Jr., 70, formerly of York, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 in the Lebanon V. A. Medical Center.  He was born on August 1, 1946 in Carlisle, and was a son of the late James Robert Hodge, Sr. and Hazel Mae (Wright) Hodge.

Jimmy graduated from Carlisle High School with the class of 1968, and was a US Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War.  He retired from American Products Co. in York after 20 years of service.  Following his retirement, Jimmy worked part-time at the York County Courthouse with the maintenance department.  He was of Christian faith and formerly attended West Street A.M.E. Zion Church in Carlisle.  Jimmy was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

He is survived by three daughters; Janina “Nina” Hodge of Atlanta, GA, Amber Hodge and Daneisha Drift both of Texas, two sons; Richard “Chip” Hodge and Ellelon “Mike” Hodge both of Carlisle, one sister, Shermaine Rideout of Carlisle, nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by one brother, Gary Lee Hodge and one sister, Jayne Ann Manigault.

A viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 followed by funeral services at 12:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Vearnol Hazel officiating.  Burial with military honors will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.  www.Since1853.com


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Dearest cousin, we can not bring back the one who we have just lost. But we can live in his memories and love that was left behind by him. We (Your Cousins)are here with you during such difficult times to gather strength & support. Please accept our deepest condolences, he will be missed.
 
Jeff Sellers
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My dear friend James I will miss you forever I love you much. you are now no longer in pain please watch over us from way up above.
 
love, Jodie
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Shermaine and the Hodge Family, I am sorry to read about the passing of Jimmy. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
 
Gary L Wickard
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May James rest in peace. I knew James for about twenty or so years. He was a great neighbor and friend. We used to sit out front of his house under a tree and just talk for hours. James you will be sorely missed. May God wrap you in his arms and let you rest in peace. Bye bye my friend and neighbor.
 
Harold Trivitt 528 West market Street, York PA 17401
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Sis and family! I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy. Nothing but fond memories of him. May God bless you.
 
Cynthia from Atlanta.
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You will sadly be missed by all. You're loved by so many people. My condolences to the families and friends.

Robin Kauffman
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so sorry for your loss
 
TyAnn Felton
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I love you Dad no matter what. I'll never let you be forgotten. You were such a beautiful person inside & out & I love you. I'm glad we had so many good memories ❤️. Love your youngest child #LongLiveDaddy
 
Amber Hodge
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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