Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

October 28, 2013

Charles H. Hodge

Charles H. Hodge passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at the age of 84.

He was born in the family home in Cleveland, Ark. May 6, 1929 to Earl and Alene Holderfield Hodge. He graduated from Sunset High School in 1947 and Texas A&M in 1951 lettering in Football and was a member of the Presidential Bowl winning team over Georgia. After graduation he taught math and coached at Midland High School, South Oak Cliff High School, Sarah Zumwalt, Rylie, and North Dallas High School. While at North Dallas High School he was featured with Mike Wallace on the TV program “60 Minutes,” highlighting the Saxon math method of incremental learning concepts. He later worked with Saxon Publishing promoting those ideas throughout the state of Texas.

During retirement he traveled, golfed, fished, and attended his beloved Texas A&M athletic teams.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Evelyn Burson Hodge; brothers, Bill and Calvin Hodge; sister, Betty Joe and her husband, LaVere Brooks.

He is survived by his brother, Fred Hodge and wife, Esther; sons, Chuck and wife, Lisa, Vernon and wife, Mary Jean; daughter, Nancy and husband, Jerry Johnson; granddaughter, Christy and her daughter, Jewell and husband, Dan McAninch; grandson, James and his wife, Lacy and daughter, Josie Johnson.

Services and a reception will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Restland Memorial Chapel, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75243 where family and friends will be received.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

 

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