James Russell ‘JR’ Hodges, Jr.
James Russell Hodges, Jr, 59, passed away after a long illness on May 17, 2018. Jim fought a courageous battle and won. He will be missed by many family and friends.
Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Hodges, father James Hodges and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Jim is survived by his wife Debbie; son Daniel; brother Jeffrey and Becky and children Elizabeth, Aaron and Ethan. He is also survived by his in-laws Doris and Dan Smoker; brother-in-law Jason and his wife Amy and their three children, Jamie, Dani and Jacob.
Jim was most proud of his son Daniel. They had a special bond and enjoyed watching the Redskins and Nationals games together. He most enjoyed watching Daniel sail in his many regattas he attended over the years.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 22, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Interment will follow in Grafton Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Monday, May 21, in the funeral home.
If you prefer, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Jim may be made to the York County High School Sailing Team, c/o Ben Rooker, 105 Camelot Crescent, Yorktown, VA 23693.