Steven Hodges, Jr.



Florence, SC – Staff Sgt. Barry Steven Hodges, Jr, 36, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.

A graveside service will be Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Florence National Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive visitors at 1028 Oak Bend Lane, Florence from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening.

Steven was born in Florence, SC, the son of Barry Steven and Frankie McNeill Hodges.He served in the US Marine Corps, with fifteen (15) years of service, including a tour in Iraq. Steven was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. He lived for a time in New Bern, NC and was a coach and board member of the New Bern Youth Football and Cheer organization.

Surviving are his wife Jennifer Burr Hodges, Florence; two sons, Payton Ashton and Maddox Colton Hodges; three brothers, Nicholas Ryan (Val) Hodges, Florence, Dr Blake McNeill (Lindsay) Hodges, Greenwood, SC, Landon Thomas (Brittany) Hodges, Florence; paternal grandparents, Gladys and Charles “P-nut” Hodges, Florence, maternal grandmother, Sarah McNeill; two nieces and four nephews. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather George McNeill.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 5446., Florence, SC 29502 or

Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence is assisting the
family with arrangements.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at