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Raymond E. “Gene” Hodges

Raymond E. “Gene” Hodges, 75, of Chippewa Lake, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013. Gene was born December 11, 1937 in Smithville, Ohio.

He was a glazer, glass worker for more than 35 years for North Hill Glass in Akron. Gene was an avid golfer and fishermen, he enjoyed both sports. He was an animal lover, especially dogs and cats. Gene will be missed by all his breakfast buddies and friends at the Huddle House in Seville. He served his country in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Gene was the beloved husband of Janet (Benson-Walker), to whom he was married 37 years; loving father of his dearest daughter, Janelle Hodges of South Carolina; dear grandfather of Doyle Ennis and Mike Arnold of South Carolina, Gail, Traci, Lisa and Todd Hodges, all of Akron; loving step father of Gary Walker of Cocoa, Florida and Larry “Sam” Walker of Medina; and devoted brother of Barbara (Dick) Parsons of Sharon Center.

Family will receive friends Friday, June 21, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Food Pantry and Benevolent Fund at Living Hope Church, 6288 Wooster Pike, Medina, OH 44256.

Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com