David Bruce Hodge,
78, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 3, 2020. David was at
home surrounded by family.
David was born on
August 28, 1942, in Gary, Indiana, to Wilber and Mary (McCasland) Hodge.
Dave is survived by
his wife of 38 years and best friend, Cheryl Hodge, and their 11 children,
25 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren; sons, Michael (Jessica) Hodge,
Matthew (Rosa) Hodge, Aaron (Michelle) Hodge, and David Hodge; daughters,
Kathryn (Joshua) Weldy, Kimberly (Joe) Arent, Michelle (Jerome) Pittman,
Teresa (Ale) Hodge, Kimberly (Ed) Ferrier, Cheryl (Bill) Gallo and Rebecca
Hodge; siblings, Tom (Di) Hodge, Kathleen (Mike) Kelly, John (Maude) Hodge,
Debbie (Greg) Rukes, Jackie (Rodney) Smithey and Charles (Linda) Hodge;
sisters-in-law, Cindy Hodge and Dana Hodge; brother-in-law, Terry Comstock.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; siblings, Stephen Hodge, Charolette (Larry) Steele,
James Hodge and Margaret Comstock and granddaughter, Grace Ann Gallo.
Dave will be fondly
remembered for his love of family, his love for God, his sense of humor, his
smile and blue eyes that would light up any room, his willingness to help
others in need, his love of trees, nature and the outdoors, and simply
living a fulfilling life.
Dave was the owner
of Dave Hodge Tree Service and was known throughout the area for his quality
work and dependable service.
Due to current
state regulations, the family will hold private services for David Hodge
Wednesday, December 9, at Edmonds & Evans in Chesterton, IN.
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com