Jay Linwood Tyree Hodges, age 52 of Rocky Mount, Virginia, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Gene Hodges, Sr. and Emma Tyree Hodges; a brother, Barry Neil Hodges; and father-in-law, Gene E. Moyer. Jay was an extraordinary painter by trade who was proud to have been taught by some of the best “old timers” in the county. He took pride in every job which was evident by his attention to detail.
Surviving are his wife, Pamela M. Hodges; son, Daniel Jay Hodges; and daughter, Jaydan Lake Hodges all of Rocky Mount; siblings, Aileen Pearce (Sidney), Sandra Rickmond, and Charles Gene Hodges, Jr. (Monica); step-mother, Joyce Cain; and step-sister, Cindy Killian (Gerald); mother-in-law, Bernice J. Moyer; sister-in-law, Dr. Patricia Haskins (Chris); nieces, Christie Weaver and MaryBeth Killian; and nephews, Carey Altice, Neil Rickmond; and two special nephews, Colton and Levi Haskins who loved their “Uncle Jaybird”.
A memorial service officiated by Jeff Wray will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Church of the Brethren in Rocky Mount, Virginia. Visitation will be held an hour before the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairview Church of the Brethren Outreach, 60 Belmont Dr. Rocky Mount, VA 24151. The family request that COVID-19 guidelines be followed. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.