Richard S. Hodges, 69, of Vidor died Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted with Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with memorial services to be held at a later date.

A native of Lafayette, La., he was a longtime resident of Vidor, and was a aircraft mechanic with McDonald Douglas Aircraft. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp.

Richard is survived by his daughters Sherri Healan of Vidor, Cathy Hodges of Garden Grove, Calif., and Andrea Hodges of Hanford, Calif., sister Laurel Geraldine Hackley of Corpus Christi, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.