Irvin Lester Hodges, 90 of Natural Bridge died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Raleigh Court Health and Rehab Center.

Born March 19, 1929, in Buchanan, he was a son of the late James Garfield Hodges and Florence Broughman Hodges.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Smith Hodges; brother, Carey L. Hodges; sisters Estelle Stanley, Irene Clark and Margie Moore; son-in-laws, Robert Chilman (Bob) and John Nester.

He was a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church and had served two years in the U.S. Army. Irvin had retired from Burlington Industries with 45 years of service and he had been a volunteer for the Natural Bridge Fire Department.

Surviving are his children, Debbie Thompson (Mark), Donna Nester and Susan Noblett (Danny); grandchildren, Derek Nester (Shelly) and Nancy Brubaker; great-grandchildren, Hannah Brubaker and Grayson Brubaker; sisters, Elsie Clark, Betty Steele, Doris Rhodes (Allen) and Josephine Perkins; brother-in-law Nelson Smith; son-in-law Timmy Noblett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

All services will be private.

Special thanks to Good Samaritan Hospice, and family suggests memorial donations be made to them at 2408 Electric Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G

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