James Curtis Hodge, 77, of Ooltewah passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012.
Born on January 11, 1935 in Tullahoma, he was the son of the late Rev. Joseph and Lyda Hodge. He was also preceded in death by a son, James E. Hodge and two sisters, Martha Helen and Joann Hodge.
He was a member of Ooltewah Church of God, where he served as treasurer and on the board of trustees, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served with the 4th Armored Division in Europe.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Hodge; daughter, Carolyn (C.J.) Kruse of Ooltewah; two sons, Michael (Amanda) Hodge of Cleveland and Ronald Hodge of Chattanooga; five grandchildren, James (Saron) Knight, Ricky, Ashley, Jeremy Stanton and Trever Hodge; great-grandchildren, Conner, Damien Knight and Makenzie Shook; two sisters, Louise (Mitchell) Conerly of Bessemer, Alabama and Linda (Lloyd) Sims of Dunlap; and brother, Ralph (Rosa) Hodge of Bessemer.
Funeral services were held Friday, November 30 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Edmon Stallings officiating. Burial was in Lakewood Memory Gardens East.
Chattanooga Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.