Rodney Wayne Hodges, 54, of Dubuque, died Sunday, January 5, 2020, at his home.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Rodney was born January 27, 1965, in Aurora, IL, the son of Donald Lynwood and Martha Jean Murphy Hodges. On July 4, 2006, he married Tammy Lynn Blakeman in Aurora, IL.
In 2013, after working very hard to get it, he had received his GED.
Rodney loved working on model cars, adult coloring books, and making people laugh. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan and was a river rat.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy; Two sons, Justin Hodges and Randy Hodges, both of Oswego, IL; one daughter, Alexis Hodges of Oswego, IL; one granddaughter, Adriana; one brother, Tommy Hodges of Plainfield, IL; two sisters, Terri Hughlett of Plano, IL, and Debbie McKinney of Plainfield, IL; and nine nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, all four grandparents, Clyde and Virgie, and Earl and Rosie Hodges, two sisters, two nieces, and his mother-in-law, Sheila Blakeman.
Special thanks to the 4th floor nurses and staff of Mercy One and Shirley of Hospice of Dubuque for all the love and care they gave Rodney and Tammy.
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