Hodges, Thomas

Hodges-Thomas of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 74. Survived by his best friend and companion of 18 years of Cheryl Carter. Loved father of Jeff, Devon and Dustin. Also survived by 2 sisters Betty Cesnik (late Frank) and Joan Miloloza (Steve) and a brother Donald. Predeceased by a brother Robert and an infant brother John. Predeceased also by his parents William and May (Mitchell) Hodges and a daughter Kimberly Gail (Hodges) Field (1980). Tom was raised in St. Thomas and attended Central Elgin Collegiate and 1960 joined the R.C.N. and in 1963 worked at Clevite Ltd. until 1966 and the joined the St. Thomas Police Force. In 1994 he retired from the Police Force and went to work for Ryder Logistics Trucking until he retired at the age of 65. Tom it seemed was always in a uniform of some sort, from Military Cadets in High School Sea Cadets, the R.C.N., the Police Force and finally Ryder Logistics uniform.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice. “Thanks to all who knew me and God Bless you All.”

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  1. Jane Ann Macdonald-Tasker

    RIP Tom. I don’t know what we would have done without you way back when protecting my family. You deserve many thanks.
    Sleep well my friend, peaceful and pain free.

  2. Brad Burke

    R.I.P Tom u will b missed

  3. Trudy Davis-Cook

    Awww sad to read this! Great cop back in my time!! R.I.P. Tom

  4. My condolences to Joan and the rest of the family. Sorry for your loss. Patricia Huber Morfee

  5. My condolences. R.I.P. Tom

  6. Margaret McKnight

    To Betty, Joan, Don- sorry for loss of Tom- no matter what it is hard to loose a family member- watched the kids grow up; my family & Hodges were neighbours on Malakoff; Condolences to all to Tom’s families

  7. So sorry to all of Tom’s family .

  8. Caron Mertick Becker

    Condolences to the Hodges family