26 Walter Hodge

Name
Walter Hodge
Position
Forward
Class
Senior
Hometown (Last School)
Paris, KY (High)
Ht
6'3"
Wt
176
Seasons
1936-37, 1938-39
Birthday
September 18, 1915

Obituary – Walter Hodge, London Native and Former Athlete, Dies, Lexington Herald-Leader (February 15, 1980)

Walter V. Hodge, 64, a native of London, Ky., and former resident of Paris, Ky., died Sunday in Coronado, Calif.

Hodge was a graduate of Paris High School and attended Hun Prep School in New Jersey before entering the University of on a scholarship.

In addition to playing fullback on the team, he was named All-Southeastern Conference guard on the basketball team.

He served four years with the U.S. Marines during World War II and was discharged with the rank of major at the end of the war.

He was employed by the U.S. government from 1946 to 1977, attached to the Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Lucy Hodge; a son, David Hodge; and a sister, Margie Mooneyhan of Covington, Ky.

Services and burial will be held in Coronado, where he had lived since his retirement.