JORDAN WORTH HODGINS
Jordan Worth Hodgins, 91, of Birmingham, Michigan, devoted husband of Lee, beloved father of Mary Lynn (Bob) and Gregory (Alexa). He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on January 29, 1921 and passed away peacefully on January 27, 2013.
Jordan enlisted in the Army in 1939 and served proudly for six years. Initially stationed in Alaska, he later joined the European Theater of Operations remaining there until the end of World War II. He was active in Ardennes, Central Europe, and Rhineland campaigns receiving multiple medals and citations for his actions. He was discharged with the rank of Sergeant.
Jordan had a long and successful career in the moving industry. His intelligence and hard work led to outstanding achievements and advancement throughout his working career. For his efforts he received numerous awards both regional and national.
Jordan met the love of his life, wife Lee, shortly after returning from military service. Married in 1948, they shared 64 years of marriage. His dedication and devotion to his family, his wife and children, will never be forgotten. We will cherish his memory as he cherished us.
Jordan had a big presence in the lives of his extended family. He leaves behind a brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews who adored him as well. To all, family and friends, he will be remembered for his kindness and generosity. Throughout his life, Jordan was always willingly present to assist and offer a helping hand to others.
Jordan spent the last year of his life at Lourdes Nursing Home in Waterford, Michigan where he received excellent care from the dedicated and superb staff. He made many friends there who will miss his winks and smiles.
The Funeral Service will be Saturday (February 9) 1 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple & Big Beaver). The family will receive friends Saturday 11 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial tributes may be made to: Lourdes Senior Community, Developmental Office, 2300 Watkins Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-1439.
Read Jordan Hodgins's Obituary and Guestbook on desmondfuneralhome.com.