Larry R. Hodges of Stigler was born May 7, 1946, in Stigler, to Floyd William and Dona Marie (Wilson) Hodges. He passed away July 30, 2018, in Fort Smith, Ark., at the age of 72.
Larry is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Parnell) Hodges of the home; two daughters, Stephanie Quick of Stigler, Kristy Miller and husband, J.B., of Stigler; one son, Justin Hodges and wife, Lisa, of Stigler; one brother, Gary Hodges and wife, Linda, of Broken Arrow; two sisters, Sharon Greenmyer and husband, Ricky, of Stigler, Sandra Green and husband, Johnny, of Burleson, Texas; grandchildren, Shayne and Sadie Quick, both of Stigler, Brooke and Sam Hodges, both of Stigler, Dylan Hodges, Kinsey and Kasey Miller, all of Stigler; mother-in-law, Sadie Parnell of Tahlequah; brother-in-law, Butch Parnell and wife, Connie, of Tahlequah; a special aunt, Betha Hodges of Okemah; best friend and business partner, Jimmy Hale and wife, Bobbi, of Muskogee; many cousins, nieces, nephews, business associates and friends.
Larry is preceded in death by his mother, Dona Marie (Wilson) Hodges and father, Floyd William Hodges, father-in-law, Sam B. Parnell and sister-in-law, Carole Sue Jones.
Larry was a pipefitter and passionate business man. He was a partner of HMH Industrial Systems & Industrial Management Consultants, ICM. He and his wife, Mary, also operated a successful cattle ranch known as Rockin’ H Ranch, where they also built a business enterprise of raising foundation quarter horses. He was a lifelong, devout member of the Stigler Church of Christ.
Funeral services will held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Stigler Church of Christ with Virgil Cantrell officiating and Remington Afre providing the eulogy. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory of Stigler.
Pallbearers will be Cody Gray, Chris Haney, Dustin Hale, Michael Hale, Kevin Kelly and Blake Powell.
Honorary pallbearers will be John H. Dickson, Johnny Green, Ricky Greenmyer, Jimmy Hale, Dennis Hodges, Ralph Kelly, John Labor, Mike McAdoo, John Turrentine and Mike Vail.