Randy Lee Hodges, 59, a resident of Shady Cove, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 at the Gales Creek Trail in Gales Creek, Oregon. He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Hodges, 20, his mother, Beulah Hodges, 89, and his ex-wife, Randi Hodges.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, Mar. 13 at 1 p.m. at 265 Ball Road, Eagle Point. Please call 541.261.6087 or 541.821.8924 for any questions.
Randy Lee Hodges was born Oct. 10, 1951 in Newman Grove, Nebr., to the late Oliver Hodges and Beulah (Fowlkes) Hodges, still a current Medford resident. He was raised throughout Southern Oregon and graduated from Medford High School, class of 1969. Upon his high school graduation, Randy traveled the country and other destinations worldwide. In his later 30s, Randy attended Southern Oregon State College (SOU) where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1992.
He was united in marriage to Randi Lynn Hodges in July, 1989 in Shady Cove. Randi moved into Randy’s former bachelor pad in Shady Cove and resided here while raising their only daughter, Nicole Lee Anne Hodges. Shortly after a housing remodel, Randy and Randi unfortunately filed for divorce in 2004.
Randy worked in recreational trail construction and owned and operated his own business, Randy L. Hodges Construction. Randy started his business shortly after receiving his degree in 1992 and it has successfully continued throughout the years.
Randy enjoyed the outdoors. He loved his job and enjoyed creating trails that enhanced the beauty of the Northwest. He had a passion for outdoor activities, travel, intellectual stimulation, and most importantly, being a father.
Randy was a wonderful, passionate, colorful man. A walking rainbow. He was a delight to be around and you couldn’t help but catch his infectious laugh. He was a spirit of wisdom, great stories, and inspiration. His impact on the planet has created a ripple affect. For everyone he’s touched and every step he’s walked, he has created light and laughter.
Randy, Ran, Rando, Curly, man of colors, pa, dad, pita, husband, x-husband, son, friend, uncle, brother, lover, & truly a legend in his own mind. You will forever be missed and never forgotten. We all love you.