Mr. Hodge was born in Greenville County, SC Nov. 1, 1954, a son of the late James Thomas Hodge, Sr and Sarah Arnold Hodge. He was a graduate of Union High School and attended Newberry College. Mr. Hodge was owner and operator of Hodge Music Mart and Hodge Enterprises. He was a member of Episcopal Church of the Nativity; a Past President of the Union Rotary Club and member of Union Elks Lodge # 1321.
Surviving are three children, Rebecca Schambach and husband Dave of Charleston, Benjamin James Hodge and Emma Hodge Monroe, both of Union; a sister, Susan Hodge Dowd and husband Bill of Union; three grandchildren, Kaylyn Hodge, Alayna Monroe and Claire Monroe, all of Union; a special nephew, Robert Chad Harris of Union; several nieces, a nephew, and a special friend, Larry Tyler.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 at Episcopal Church of the Nativity conducted by Father Robert Long. The following honorary pallbearers are asked to sit in a group: Gus Jeter, Joe McDonald, Johnny Gregory, Ronnie Ingle, Larry Tyler, Chad Harris, Joseph Harris, Danny Harris and members of Union Elks Club.
Visitation will be held in the Parrish Hall immediately following the service.
Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 320 Church Street, Union, SC 29379.
The family is at the home, 338 Joe Walker Rd., Union.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home