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John Garfield Hodges Jr., age 52, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on Sept. 17, 2015.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Rowe Jones; his grandmother, Mildred C. Rowe; brother, Ronald L. Hodges; and uncle, Virgil E. Rowe.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Patricia G. Hodges; his four-legged best friend, Kela; sister, Brenda L. Hodges; aunts, Dorothy Goswick and Linda Rowe; cousins, Janie Shamrock, Yvonne Shamrock, Jennifer Shamrock and Larry Whittaker; dear friends, Jim Webb and Rik Waldrop; and many co-workers at Newport News Waterworks, where he worked for 27 years and he also was an active volunteer at F.I.S.H.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Humane Society, 430 Waller Mill Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 or to F.I.S.H., 312 Waller Mill Rd # 800, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Nelsen Funeral Home.

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