May 1, 1950 – January 31, 2020
Roger Dale Hodges, 69, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at home in Albany, Indiana. Roger was born in Muncie, Indiana on Monday, May 1, 1950, the son of Nelson Hodges and Maxine (Williams) Hodges. He was a lifelong resident of the Muncie area. Roger married Anita Bradburn on March 12, 1985, and she survives.
Roger loved his Harley Davidsons. He also loved traveling and traveled to Georgia, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana. He would often fish in their own pond. Roger was a family man and loved spending time with his family. He had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. He volunteered for Second Harvest Food Bank, and would deliver food to people at home.
Survivors include his wife, Anita; son, Josh Bradburn (Donna) of California; daughters, Angela (Bruce) Kraft of Florida, and Amy (Mike) Ingram of Muncie; brother, Carl Hodges; sisters, Joyce Wright, Rebecca Reum, Martha West, and Janet Hodges, all of Muncie; grandchildren, Lucas Bradburn, Jacob Kraft, Macy Kraft, Kendra Hensley, Shelby Ingram, and Jaileigh Ingram; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bonnie Gullett and Marcella Hodges; and one brother, Robert Hodges. Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 7, 2020, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304.
Memorial contributions can be made to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 OR Ball Memorial Cancer Center, 1030 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.
- American Cancer Society
Ball Memorial Cancer Center
1030 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
- Calling Hours: Thursday, February 6, 2020
- Funeral Service: Friday, February 7, 2020
February 9, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I've known your family since you were all kids.
Will keep your family in my prayers as you go through this difficult time.
Mary King and family
February 7, 2020
so sorry for your loss. Roger was a good friend. He was someone I look up to when i was a kid. I will miss him.
February 6, 2020
Roger was the best of the best, a member of the Benson family for many years. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to the family. RIP Roger
Patty & Brad Lemon
February 5, 2020
Anita, our many condolences. I have many, many memories. Many many years. You accepted me as family, and family you will always be. You can never be replaced. Brad and I will miss you. Love you Roger.