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Loren Lee Hodges

July 22, 1963 — December 28, 2018

Memorial service for Loren Hodges will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Gillette Memorial Chapel. Loren Hodges age 55 passed away on December 28, 2018 at Rapid City Regional Hospital of heart related incident. Loren Lee Hodges was born on July 22, 1963 in Watertown, SD to Lois (Heyn) and Rodger Hodges. He grew up in Presho, SD and graduated from Lyman County High School in 1981. After high school he went on to earn his Associate Degree in Agriculture from Mitchell Vo-Tech College. During high school Loren worked at the Sale barn in Presho, SD. After moving to Gillette in 1983, he worked for Winnelson. In his later years he worked for Anadarko and his latest job was working for North Antelope Rochelle Mine. Loren had many hobbies including being a devoted hunter, avid fisherman, he also enjoyed sketching and drawing wilderness pieces. He was talented in making his own long bow and arrows; he also participated in many archery tournaments. And in his younger years rode a bull or two for fun. He loved most of all was watching his children play sports. Loren was a member of NRA and Ducks Unlimited. He was also a Campbell County Thunder Bolt High School Fan. Loren is survived by his children, Geoffry (Sarah) Hodges; Lathem Hodges; Easton Hodges; Santana (Kelly) Bumpus; and McKenna Hodges all of Gillette, WY; sisters, Pam Hodges-Altenberg of Gillette, WY and Cindy Erickson of Colorado. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lois and Rodger Hodges; and uncle, Bud Hodges. Memorials may be made in Loren’s name to Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716 to help defray cost of final wishes. Condolences may also be expressed at

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

Gillette Memorial Chapel

210 W 5th St, Gillette, WY 82716

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