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William Hodge Dies at 101

It is with regret that we announce the death of William Hodge of Sea Cow’s Bay (Tortola), and St. Thomas, who passed away on Saturday, May 29, at the age of 101. He is survived by his children: Leoteal Hodge, Louceta Hodge, Rev. Elaine Welsh, Allington Hodge and Judith Rogers; grandchildren: Dahlia Henry, Dahlene Hodge, Elsie-Mae King, Rev. Rae Dawson, Alston Richardson, Jeannette Rhymer, Lester Welsh and Marsha Smith; great-grandchildren: Michael Williams Jr., Jahsheem Brown, Leayle King Jr., Leayhron King, Asia Dawson,

Evin Richardson, Kofi Richardson, Makeel Rhymer-Morton, Tristan Welsh, D’Ondre Callwood, Jade Smith and Jordan Smith; and great-great grandchild, Mijion Williams. He is also survived by sister, Venovia Todman; sons-in-law: Goldbourne Welsh and Jimmy Rogers; daughter-in-law, Altagracia Hodge; grandsons-in-law: George Henry, Leayle King Sr. and Pete Smith; granddaughters-in-law: Brenda Dawson and Ellen Richardson; special godchildren: Cecil Johnson and Sylvester ‘Bucker’ Johnson; and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, at the Sea Cow’s Bay Methodist Church, and the funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Forbes Family Burial Ground.
For those persons traveling from St. Thomas, the Native Son leaves Red Hook at 7:45 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. from West End. Ground transportation will be provided.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that monetary donations be made to the Sea Cow’s Bay Methodist Church Building Fund.
For further information, contact Davis Funeral Home at 494-2120.
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