Joseph Barnes Hodges, age 42, of Greenwood, SC, native and former resident of Vilas, passed away November 12, 2019. Joseph was born May 2, 1977 in Watauga County. He loved theater, and was privileged to work as an extra in movie and television spots in Wilmington and California. Joseph loved photography and enjoyed cooking. One of the highlights of his life was being privileged to participate in a mission trip to China and Malaysia.
Joseph is survived by his parents, Finley and Linda Jones Hodges; brothers, Mark Hodges and wife, Terri, and David Hodges and wife, Pam, all of Vilas, and Aaron Hodges and wife, Andrea, of Bristol, Tennessee. A number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services for Joseph Hodges will be conducted Sunday afternoon, November 17, 2019 at 3 o'clock at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Wynn Greer and Rev. Tim Kirby. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:30 until 3 o'clock, prior to services, at Mt. Lebanon. Burial will follow in the Danner Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hebron Colony Ministries, 356 Old Turnpike Road, Boone, NC 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Hodges family.