Jot Holiver Hodges, Jr, age 77, met Jesus face to face Monday, September 20, 2010, in peace. He is preceded in his journey by his parents Jot Holiver and Lola Mae (Hurd) Hodges of Beaumont, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years and his sweetheart of 60 years, Virginia Pardue Hodges; his children Debbie Hodges Farrell Bruce and husband Emory Bruce, Jot Hodges III, Darlene Hodges Leiker and Bob Leiker; son-in-law Stephen Farrell and daughter-in-law Tamara Hodges; grandchildren Justin and Jenna Farrell and great-grandchild Brance, Brandon and Amber Farrell and great-grandchild Faith, Cameron Farrell, Jot Hodges IV, Taylor Hodges, Bobby Kyle Leiker and Royce Leiker.
A strong man of God, as a husband, father and grandfather, Jot was a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ and supported his church through his actions and words. Jot was also a retired attorney of 50 years in the Houston and Missouri City areas, a financial consultant, investor and businessman. Jot was a graduate of Sam Houston State University in 1954 with a BS and BBA, a JD at the University of Texas, Austin, in 1957. Jot was a member of the Texas Bar Association, served in the US District Court in Texas, US Court of Appeals, Assistant Attorney General State of Texas, Austin. He served as Chairman of the Board of Presidio Development Corp. Missouri City, TX., organizer and founder of 3 banks, several corporations and limited partnerships and was a residential and commercial real estate developer. Jot also served as Captain in the US Army.
A Memorial Service will be held in the sanctuary at the First United Methodist Church Missouri City Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 3:00 PM, with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 3900 Lexington Blvd Missouri City, TX. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of FUMC-MC.
Services under the direction of The Settegast-Kopf Co. @ Sugar Creek, 15015 Southwest Frwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478. 281-565-5015, 281-565-1075 Fax #.