Fred  Hodoval
Frederick Rowe Hodoval, 85, formerly of Milledgeville and currently of Cumming, GA., died of natural causes on Oct. 12, 2019. He was born in Ft. Pierre, S.D. on Nov. 30, 1933. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 50 years, Marlys "Marcie" Hodoval.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Witt Hodoval; two children, Jodi Rehm (Peter) of Hilton Head Island, S.C., and Scott Hodoval (Suzi) of Lawrenceville, GA.; and four grandchildren, Devon Rehm, Connor Rehm, Haley Hodoval and Bradley Hodoval.
Fred graduated from South Dakota State University where he participated in ROTC and later served in the Korean War. He then began a career in non-profit fundraising with such organizations as Easter Seals, Illinois Benedictine College and Starr Commonwealth Schools.
He was a former Rotarian of the Year in Marshall, Mich., loved fishing, reading, grilling, gardening, playing cribbage and was a cigar aficionado. He was a showman at heart, participating in local theatre throughout his life. He enjoyed his early retirement years on Lake Sinclair and was also active in the Hope Lutheran Church in Milledgeville.
A private family service with full military honors was held for Fred Hodoval at the Georgia National Cemetary in Canton, Ga. Memorial contributions are requested to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta by visiting online at The family encourages friends to leave personal messages and sign the online guest book at
Published on October 15, 2019


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