Mr. George “Buddy” Carpenter Hodges, Jr., age 80 of Elizabethtown, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Greenbier Nursing Home in Fairmont, NC.
Born in Dillon, SC on December 17, 1938, he was the son of the late George C. Hodges, Sr. and Naomi Louise Skipper (Furne). “Buddy” was also preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Guzinski; and a brother, Gerald Skipper “Skippy” Hodges
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Ward’s Station Church of God Cemetery with Dr. Tommy Bryson officiating.
Survivors include his children, George “Trey” Carpenter Hodges, III and his wife, Twyla Hodges of Clarendon, Loretta Hodges Bell of Elizabethtown, Amanda L. Hodges and Lori Martinez of Baytown, Texas; step-son, Michael Guzinski of Florida; his former wife, Melva Ward Stanley of Leland; siblings, Jackie Ronald Hodges of Myrtle Beach, SC, Harriett L. Birdwell of Cotton Town, TN, Nancy Ellen Holster of Cotton Town, TN; grandsons, Jeremy Hooks, Kanon C. Hodges, Nic E. Martinez-Iturralde, Jonathan Padgett and Blair Padgett; great-grandchildren, Lillie Grace Hooks and Ayden James Hooks; step-grandchildren, Matthew Padgett, Tia Albritton and Brittany Lee Padgett.