WO1 John E. Hodnett was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/08/2009 at the age of 68.3 from Heart attack
Arlington, TX
Flight Classes 68-503 and 68-1
Date of Birth 06/29/1941
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/158 AVN 101 ABN in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam PHOENIX 13
This information was provided by John Chesnut

More detail on this person: John Edd Hodnett passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel.

John was born June 29, 1941, in Tupelo, Miss., to Dovie and Harold Hodnett. He graduated from Denton High School and shortly thereafter served in the Army in Vietnam. After his military service, he began a 25-year career at Six Flags over Texas. He retired from Six Flags in 1987 to start his automotive business. He operated that business until his passing. He was quick to offer his expertise with anything mechanical and could often be found helping his friends. He loved singing at his church, playing his guitar and being with his family.

Survivors: Daughters, Kimberly Beets and Shelly Hodnett; son, Brian Hodnett; sisters, Patty and Delores and Jan; brothers, George and Billy and Lynn; seven grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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