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Mark Dillard Hodges

July 21, 1961 — May 18, 2023


Mark Dillard Hodges, 61, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at his home.

Mark was born on July 21, 1961, to Joseph and Dawn McNeil Hodges. He was a graduate of Randleman High School, class of 1979. Mark proudly served our country in the United States Navy. He was a gigantic fan of professional wrestling, watching it religiously and even attending live events with his grandson Elijah.

Mark is survived by his loving son, Joseph L. Hodges of Archdale, along with two grandsons, Gregory Hodges of Boone and Elijah Hodges of Archdale. He is survived by his sister, Lucinda Hodges of Darlington, SC, 3 nieces, 5 great nephews and 4 great nieces. He is also survived by his long-time friend and naval brother, Wayne Sasser of Hayesville, and his adoring friend and sister-in-law, Brenda Collins of Thomasville, along with several other family members in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

In addition to his parents, Mark was preceded in death by his spouse of 21 years, Patricia Collins, and his beloved dog, Precious.

A graveside funeral service will take place at 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Randolph Memorial Park's Chapel Mausoleum with Pastor Junior Dawkins officiating, 4538 N. Fayetteville St. Asheboro, NC 27203

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516, or the local American Legion, 419 Lanier Ave. Asheboro, NC 27203.

Pugh Funeral Home in Randleman is assisting the Hodges family.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mausoleum At Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro, NC

4538 US Hwy 220 Business N, Randleman, NC 27317

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