Bentley Larry Hodges, 81 years old, of New Canton, VA passed away on December 22, 2021. Larry was born in Franklin County, VA to the late Bentley T. Hodges and Elsie Greer Hodges Moore on January 20, 1940. He was married to the love of his life, Judy Brown Hodges for 55 years. He loved to golf and play with his Jack Russell, Henry. He was employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad as a clerk, engineer, and Road Foreman and Train Master during his 38 years of dedicated service. Larry was very proud to have served his country as a U.S. Marine. He was also a Mason and a Shriner. He is survived by his wife Judy, their daughter Andrea Leigh Metts (Cabell), two grandchildren; Julian C. and Isabella Metts, two sisters; Arlene Altice (Everette) and Patricia Johnson (Dan), as well as his aunt, Margaret Hodges. A visitation will be held on Friday December 31, 2021 from 11:00AM until 12:00Noon in Puckett Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Trinity Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Caton, VA. Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Larry’s honor to The Shriners Hospital. www.puckettfh.com.