William Bruce Hodge, age 65, of Caroleen, passed away, Saturday, April 29, 2023 at his residence.
Bruce was born Thursday, October 17, 1957 in Rutherford County to William Ray Hodge who resides in Forest City and the late Betty Campbell Ervin. Bruce was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver for many years and also worked as a mechanic. He enjoyed building things and restoring old furniture. Bruce attended Caroleen Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Hodge; sisters, Darlene Hodge, Donna Hodge and a stepbrother, Ken Ervin.
Besides his father, those left to cherish his memory include his wife of twenty years, Martha Hodge; children, Brenda, Nicole, Brandon, Buffy and Diane; a number of grandchildren; brothers, Billy Hodge of Shallotte, NC, Toney Ervin of Shelby, Jerry Ervin of Florida, Timmy Ervin of Florida and Ronnie Ervin of Shelby; sisters, Debbie Hodge (Ricky Brooks) of Ellenboro, Wanda Hodge of Union Mills, Cindy Evans of Spindale, Beverly Ervin of Florida and Gloria Holden of Florida.
In honor of Bruce’s wishes there will be no formal services conducted.