Glenn "Dee" Hodges, age 82 of Blowing Rock passed away peacefully Friday evening December 31st. 2021 at Watauga Medical Center. Dee was preceded in death by his parents Dow and Dorothy Hilton Hodges and a sister Deborah Ann Hodges Gragg. He is survived by his brother Dennis Hodges & Charlotte of Boone. His sisters, Alice Dare Barfoot of Blowing Rock and Diann Anderson of Niceville Florida. Two daughters, Christina Carabello of Athens, Georgia. And Tina Beth Hodges of Boone. His grandchildren Keirstyn Brown, Bailey Winders, Thomas Church, Mason Hollars, Thomas and Danielle Church. And one great grandson, Tanner Church. Also several nieces & nephews. Dee also leaves to cherish many great friends and acquaintances in Watauga County. Dee loved Blowing Rock and spent most of his life there. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. Owner & operator of Hodges Grading for over 50 years. The family is planning a memorial service on what would have been Dee's 83rd birthday, on May 15th. Potentially the service will be held outdoors and hoping this will be a better time since COVID is so bad right now. We will share the details well in advance. Thanks to all. In lieu of flowers donations can be made for his final expenses & care to: Tina Hodges, 198 Green Street; Blowing Rock, NC 28605. Online condolences may be shared with Dee's family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Hodges family.