Samuel Lawrence “Larry” Hodge
Samuel Lawrence “Larry” Hodge, 86, of Lincoln, passed away October 17, 2017 at The Christian Village.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Memorial visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow at 7 PMwith Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Burial will be at 10 AM Friday, October 27, 2017 in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.
Larry was born June 11, 1931 in Rifle, Colorado, the son of Shiveral Frederick Hodge and Gladys (Johnson). He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Larry was a music lover and was a pianist in a country music band called the “Mustang Band”. He loved to travel and to fly and at one time owned his own airplane. He loved life and enjoyed seeing nature. Larry loved to joke and had a big heart. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Surviving are his long time companion John Steiger of Lincoln and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Barbara Williams.
Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the American Legion or to the VFW.