Richard H. Hodges, “Buck,” was born Sept. 6, 1945, in Los Angeles, Calif. He passed away peacefully Feb. 10, 2009.
Buck was known for his love of Indian artifacts and the great outdoors. He loved being around his daughters and grandchildren, and his beloved dog. Buck also had some of the greatest friends a person could ever have.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donnie Hodges, and two brothers, Gary and Jimmy. Buck is survived by his children, Kimberly Martinez (Lawrence), Tonya Hodges (Dean), Fawn Alonso (Alex), and Brent Martin (Bonnie). Grandchildren are Kristi and Timmy Martinez, Veronica and Karla Alonso, and Ruby and Davis DeCora. His mother, Anne Terril, his brothers and sisters, Butch, Claudie, Gale, Debbie and Sandi Hodges, and two great-grandsons, Jaiden and Julian Martinez.
Buck will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A farewell and honor his life will be held some time in May.