Roy Reece Hodges, 77, of Johnson City, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at his residence.
Roy was born in Banner Elk, NC to the late Roy Leonard Hodges and Rosa Belle Townsend Hodges. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kelly Hodges; and two step sons, Michael and Gary Hatley.
Roy was a kind, humble and gentle man. He was very thoughtful and very much family oriented and loved his children fiercely. Roy never met a stranger and was a very kind and faithful husband. He was a member of Powder Branch Baptist Church. Roy enjoyed playing around and joking with people, collecting VCR tapes and ball caps.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Kathleen Potter Hodges; his grandchildren, Kaityln Hodges, Aiden Hodges and Adam Hodges; four step daughters; two step sons; and two sisters, Claire Baird and Anne Baird.
A graveside service to Honor the Life of Roy Reece Hodges was conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, with the Reverend Gene Cornett officiating. Active pallbearers were selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend the service were asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 12:15 p.m. on Monday to go in procession.
The family would like to especially thank Sheila Britt and Virginia Shelton for the care and support during this difficult time.
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