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Mr. Benjamin Bethea Hodges Jr.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home
Mrs. Rosemary Piilani Lopes Hendricks
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Benjamin Bethea Hodges Jr., age 71, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
    The Bulloch County native was a 1966 graduate of Statesboro High School and graduate of Georgia Southern College with a degree in marketing.
    He was an avid deep-sea fisherman and billiards player.
    Mr. Hodges was also a member of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ashley Thibadeau (Brian), Carmel, Ind.; son, Benjamin Hodges III (Savannah), Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, Oliver Thibadeau, Amelie Thibadeau, Vivienne Thibadeau, August Thibadeau and Emmett Thibadeau; sisters, Lucille Zetterower (Owen), Statesboro; and Diane Simms (Mark), Statesboro; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    A gathering of friends and family will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 10-11 a.m. at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
    The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Elder Randy Waters officiating. Burial to follow in Eastside Cemetery.
    Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guestbook and share fond memories with the Hodges' family.
    Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, December 18, 2018

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