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October 6, 1954 - June 24, 2019

Cremation will take place an no services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center, c/o the funeral home.

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Age 64, passed away on June 24, 2019. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI, on October 6, 1954, the son of the late Earl and Shirley (Blanchard) Hodges. Ken was a kind and loving man who was a joy to know. He was dedicated to his family an did his best to provide for their happiness. He worked as a paper carrier for the Kalamazoo Gazette for more than thirty years. When not working he enjoyed coin collecting and fishing. Ken was an avid and accomplished bowler, was on many leagues and was a member of the USBC. His greatest passion however was spending time with his family. He leaves them with many wonderful memories to cherish and he will be missed by all who loved him. On July 26, 1984, he married his loving wife Linda Hodges who survives. He is also survived by five children, Ken (Jackie) Hodges Jr., Tim Hodges, Melissa (Bryan) Dettmann, Crystal Hodges and Heather (Jerry Blevins) Hodges; fifteen grandchildren, Joshua, Zachary, Zoe, Andrew, Hannah, William, Gavin, Noah, Zach, Saige, Bryce, Sienna, Dawn, Landon; three siblings, Ralph (Lin) Bloomfield, Earl (Debbie) Hodges Jr. and Chris (Rick) Geer; a brother-in-law, Ron Crampton; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Ken was also preceded in passing by a daughter, Sherry Hodges, a granddaughter, Arianna Hodges and a sister, Cindy Crampton.