Bobby G. Hodges  
  Born: March 24, 1929      Died: October 16, 2005

Memorialized by:
Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service, New London, CT




Biography of Bobby G. Hodges BMC (DV)USN Ret

New London- Bobby G. Hodges, 76, of Bank St., died Sunday, October 16, 2005 at Mariner at Pendleton in Mystic.

Mr. Hodges was born on March 24, 1929 in Littlefield, TX the son of Guy and Alice Martin Hodges. He served in the U.S. Navy serving in Korea before being Honorably Discharged after 20 years of service as a Chief Boatswain Mate , Diver First Class.

He was the owner of Ernie’s Café on Bank St. for the last 33 years, a friend to everyone he met. He was a member of the AsrArs Assn, Elks Club, Shriners, The Moose Club, VFW, The Polish-American Veteran’s Club, The Navy League, Chamber of Commerce, Democratic Town Committee, “Old Bastard’s Club”, and was a 32nd Degree Mason.

Mr. Hodges is survived by his two son’s Robert Hodges of New London and William Wydra of Ledyard, his six daughters Roxanna Ackerman of Ohio, Lola Holden of IL, Regina Seidel of Oakdale, Glenna Hodges of Oakdale, Ramona Hodges of Niantic, and Chrysta Wydra of Ledyard, 14 Grandchildren, 8 Great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 10:00am in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT 06320. Interment will follow in Raymond Hill Cemetery. Calling Hours will he held on Friday from 2:00 until 4:00pm and again at 7:00 until 9:00pm in the funeral home.


Bobby,  you will be missed by all your Deep Sea Diving Shipmates.    Especially Jim Noble, Hank Mullikin, Erasmo Riojas of the USS SKYLARK (ASR-20), and the  ASR-ARS Assn members.     


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