EAST PRAIRIE - Dave Vincent Hodge Jr., 66, died at 5 p.m. March 20, 2005.
Born Jan. 15, 1939, son of Dave Vincent Hodge of East Prairie and Vivian Clements Arington Hodge, who preceded him in death on July 30, 1971, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from the United Parcel Service in 1998.
On June 15, 1963, he married Joyce Sue Singleton who survives of home.
Surviving in addition to his father and wife are: one daughter and son-in-law, Becky Michele Hodge Culbertson and Don Culbertson Jr. of Sikeston; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dave Vincent (Tray) Hodge III and Jill Hodge of Edwardsville, Ill., and John Calvin Hodge and Jennifer White Hodge of Greenville, Ind.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Loula and Tom Allen of the state of California, Ruth and Tom Lentine of the state of Colorado and Clara Jo Redfering and Brenda and Sam DuVall of East Prairie; one brother, Byrle Hodge of East Prairie; three sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Betty and John Robeson and Penny and Pete Oliver of Sikeston and Judy and Charles Galan Williams of Jackson; and five grandchildren, Tripp Culbertson, Justin Hodge, Jarod Hodge, Kristin Hodge and Taylor Hodge.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Larry Davis will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Doug Copeland, Don King, Max Carlyle, Richard Sutton, Tripp Culbertson and Don Culbertson.