Ladarius “Spanky” Hodge was born in Longview, Texas on September 17, 1987 to the union of Harvey Hodge and Rosalind Stephens Hodge.
He is preceded in death by father: Harvey Hodge, Grandfather Joe Stephens, Aunt, Phyllis Stoker, Grand Mother, Annie Lou Hodge, and Great Grandmother, Gatha Borens.
He accepted Christ at a young age and was baptized at the Fairview Baptist Church, Tyler, Texas on November 8, 1992 under the leadership of the late Rev. Joe Stephens.
He attended J.L. Everhart, Jodie McClure Elementary, Foster Middle School, and Longview High School.
Spanky was faithful employee for the Sonic Corporation. He loved to eat and rank in his past time. He loved being with his family and his daughter and was always the life of the party.
Spanky leaves to celebrate his life, daughter, Gabriella Hodge, Mother: Rosalind Hodge, Sisters, Rosheia Hodge, Crystal White, Tamesha Jenkins, Latosha Nickerson, Roneshia Turner, Brother: Jaquan Edwards. Grand-mother, Helen Stephens, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Special Thank you to Twyania “Tiny” Madden for taking Spanky under your wing. And ”Big Moe” Pellum for loving Spanky like he was your brother.