PILGRIMS KNOB, Va. — Jeffrey Doyle Hodges, age 64, of Pilgrims Knob, Virginia, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 in a Charlottesville, Virginia hospital.
He was born in Richlands, Virginia and was the son of the late John Doyle and Iris Leona Hall Hodges.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a ASE Certified Master Mechanic and instructor at the Buchanan County Career and Technical Center. He was a graduate of Whitewood High School Class of 1970 and was a member of the Baptist Bible Church at Pilgrims Knob, Virginia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Alton Hodges.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother and was loved by all who knew him especially his friends, neighbors, and relatives.
Survivors are: His Wife: Deborah Blankenship Hodges. Two Daughters: Michelle Sizemore and husband, Jason of Bristol, TN, Kristy Ball and husband, Claude of Draper, VA. Son: Matthew Doyle Hodges of King George, VA. Two Sisters: Olenna Harrison and husband, Mark of Bandy, VA, Beth Hodges of Johnson City, TN. Two Brothers: Shannon Hodges and wife, Kim of Pounding Mill, VA, Roy Hodges and wife, Diana of Big Rock, VA. Grandchildren: Madison Grace Sizemore, Hailey Paige Hodges, Joshua Blake Sizemore, and Jack Doyle Hodges.
Funeral services for Jeffrey Doyle Hodges will be conducted Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11am at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Virginia with Brother Andy Maynard officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Pallbearers will be: Michael Fuller, Jerry Lockhart, Ricky Chambers, Jason Sizemore, Claude Ball, Shane Hodges, and Michael Paul Hodges. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ethan Hodges, Brad Altizer, David Altizer, and Derrick Blankenship.
Friends may call after 6pm Sunday evening at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at