Beech Glen, WV – Shannon (Duke) Hodge, 51, of Beech Glen passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 in his home surrounded by his family after a long illness.
Shannon was born April 9, 1962 in Charleston, WV. He was the son of Marilyn Hodge and the late Charles Hodge.
Shannon was a member of the Boomer Church of Christ. He was a disabled former coal miner for Kanawha Eagle Mining in Comfort. He was also, a former employee of Reba Trucking Co. in Belva, Hawks Nest Mining in Boomer and Terry Eagle Coal of Jodie.
He was a 1980 graduate of Gauley Bridge High School.
In addition to his father, Charles Hodge, Shannon was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Mangus and Reba Hodge; his maternal grandparents, Charles and Gussie Jarrett of Beech Glen; and his mother and father-in-law, Junior and Barbara Nottingham of Dixie.
Survivors include his wife Rebecca Nottingham Hodge of Beech Glen; mother, Marilyn Hodge of Beech Glen; daughter, Amanda Hodge Nix and her husband, Joey of Auburn, GA; son, Brandon Hodge and his girlfriend Nicole Catoggio of Beech Glen; grandson, Douglas Nix of Auburn, GA; brother, Chad Hodge and his wife Libby of Beech Glen; sister, Jill Hodge of Beech Glen; aunt, Carolyn Hackney of Beech Glen; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
Services will be held at 1pm on Friday, November 1 at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with Jason Smith officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Following services, anyone who wants to participate will be having one last motorcycle ride in his memory. For information on the ride contact Becky at 304-632-5156.
In lieu of flowers, Shannon requested donations be made to Kanawha Hospice Care.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hodge family.