On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, Dr. Jimmy Ross Hodges passed away at age 86, surrounded by his loved ones, in Tyler, Texas. He was born March 3, 1934 in Fort Stockton, Texas, the third son of Edna Tate and Richard Powell Hodges.
A private graveside service will be held at the DFW National Cemetery for his family. A party celebrating Jim’s life and the end of quarantine will be held at Atria Willow Park in Tyler, Texas, when restrictions are lifted, at a date and time that is to be announced. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, Texas or Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas.