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Obituary: Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges, 69, Green Co., KY

Mr. Hodges was a highly regarded citizen of Green Co., KY. He was a lifelong farmer, a member of the Army National Guard, and was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church of Greensburg, KY

Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges, 69, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Monday, March 15, 2010 on his farm in Green Co, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges will be conducted at 1pmCT, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Bro. Mike Akridge and Bro. Carlos Anderson will be officiating. Visitation is requested from 2 to 9pmCT, Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, and from 7am until 12 Noon CT, Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Dile, James Skaggs, Jerry Warren, Richard Murrell, David Dobson, Roger Purvis, Shea Grimsley, Lee Shelton, Jeremy Resch. Honorary pallbearers will be the Farm Bureau Board of Directors and Olin Caven, and George Elmore.

Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges of Green Co., KY (1940-2010)

Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Howard Thomas Hodges and Mayme Milby Hodges, was born on Saturday, June 29, 1940 in Green Co., KY, and departed this life on Monday, March 15, 2010 on his farm in Green Co, KY. He was 69 years, eight months and 15 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. He was a lifelong farmer and a member of the Army National Guard.

He united in marriage to Sarah Penick on September 21, 1968 who survives.Other survivors include the following:
  • Three daughters and two sons-in-law: Beth Hodges of Knightdale, NC: Baeda and Shea Grimsley of Greensburg, KY; and Brandie and Lee Shelton of Bowling Green, KY

  • A son and daughter-in-law: Brad and Erin Hodges of Lexington, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Sarah Matthew Grimsley and Jackson Grimsley both of Greensburg, KY; and Owen Hodges of Lexington, KY

  • Three sisters: Marjorie Bale of Campbellsville, KY; Mary Jane Gardner of Greensburg, KY and Judy Resch of Florida

  • Four step-grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Hodges was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister: Howard Thomas Hodges, Jr., William Olin Hodges and Virginia Mae Hodges.

Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Kenneth Ray Hodges

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund or the Kentucky Christian Academy Building Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangments.

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