Edwin “Gary” Hodges, 76, a resident of Independence, MO passed away Monday, May 1, 2023 at his home in Independence Missouri. He was born July 11, 1946 to Edwin C. and Kathleen V. (Miller) Hodges in Kansas City, Missouri
Gary served his country proudly in the United States Army. Gary spent his working career as a Pharmacist. Gary enjoyed camping, fishing, boating and just being outdoors in general. He enjoyed reading and having breakfast with all of his friends. Gary was a hardworking man who enjoyed always having a project to work on. The projects ranged from working on the vehicles, woodworking and renovating the house.
Survived by his Children: Andrew Hodges and his wife Jennifer of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Aaron Hodges of Blue Springs, Missouri and Jennifer Doctor of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Siblings: Michael Hodges and wife Kim of Blue Springs, Missouri, Mary Campbell and husband Chris of Blue Springs, Missouri and Theresa Holder and husband Dennis of Independence. Gary is also survived by his grandchildren: Natalie Hodges, Peyton Hodges, Karsyn Doctor and Avery Doctor.
The family will receive friends and family from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO. Burial will follow at 12:00, noon at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, Missouri. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Gary and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com