Ronald Ray Hodges


November 2, 1945 ~ August 7, 2020.


Ron was born November 2, 1945 in Pasadena, Texas to Melvin and Lora B. (Thurman) Hodges. He passed away at home in Mesa, Arizona, 74 years old,from complications of stroke on August 7, 2020.

Ron worked for Houston Lighting and Power for 25 years. Most of the time in Substation Maintenance on the Houston Ship Channel.

In August, 1991, he moved to Pawnee City, Nebraska, with his wife of 37 years, Linda (Howard). He got his Nebraska State Master’s Electrical License and opened an electrical business in Pawnee City. He fully retired in 2000 and spent winters playing golf and enjoyed snowbirding in the Arizona sunshine.

After a first stroke in 2016, he and Linda became permanent residents of Mesa, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Craig, his Mother and Father, and Sister, Faye Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Linda, sister, Maryann of Houston, Niece and Nephews in Houston and Extended Howard Family.

Cremation with no services. Burial at a later date in Texas. Memorials to Faith Hospice, 426 N. 44th St. Ste 405, Phoenix, Az 85008