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Ellis Edward Hodson

Graveside services for Ellis Edward Hodson, 93, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will hodsonbe at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Chaplain Deborah Harris will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by Champaign VFW Post 5520.

Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is handling arrangements.

Mr. Hodson passed away on July 23, 2015, in Mt. Home.

He was born Feb. 20, 1922, near Anderson, Mo., the son of Jonas E. and Mattie C. (Forcum) Hodson. He married June L. Gustke on Feb. 12, 1949, at Port Huron, Mich. She preceded him in death. He marrived Marrietta L. Griffith on Nov. 7, 2013, in Mt. Home. She survives.

Also surviving are children: Kathy (David) Darrow, Mark Hodson, Fred Hodson, and Jenny Gibbs; grandchildren: Keri (Jamie) Collins, Libbey (Chris) McGinnis, Angie Gibbs, Jaron Hodson, and Mackenzie Hodson.

Mr. Hodson was retired from the U.S. Air Force and later from civil service as an instructor at Chanute AFB, Rantou, in the Jet Engine Brance.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being in the Ozarks.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.

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