2012-03-28 / Obituaries

Anderson “Andy” Hodges

Mr. Anderson “Andy” Hodges, 89, of Millen died Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years,

Edna Bland Hodges. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Bernie Khaw officiating.

Andy was born in Jenkins County and was a U. S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, owner of Hodges Department Store and a member of the Millen Lions Club for 57 years. He was a member of the 8 O’clock Coffee Club and the Millen United Methodist Church where he was active in the Beulah Garner Sunday School Class.

Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Dwelle, Buddy Rabitsch, Wayne Rabitsch, members of the Millen Lions Club and the Eight O’clock Coffee Club.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be sadly missed.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Sammy) Tostensen of Brunswick; a son, Andy (Pam) Hodges Jr. of Dacula; four grandchildren, Stacy Hodges (Robert) Brown, Brianna Hodges (Dr. Craig) McCready, Sam Tostensen and Tad Tostensen; and two great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Madison Brown.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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