James Whittington Hodge Dies at 79

James Whittington Hodge

James Whittington Hodge, better known as “Whitty,” of Stoney Ground, Anguilla, died at Schneider Regional Medical Center, Sugar Estate, St. Thomas, USVI, at the age of 79 years, on Sunday, Feb. 28.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Thomas and Iselene “Titter” Hodge; his brother, Watkin Hodge; and sister, Veronica Walters.

He is survived by four daughters and one son: Dr. Cheryl Hodge in Canada, Rosemary Hodge in the United States, Theo Rogers on St. Maarten, Julie Hodge in the United Kingdom and Thomas Hodge on Anguilla; six sisters and two brothers: Pearline Fleming, Edris Phillip, Walwyn Hodge, Helen Vanterpool, Evelyn “Rettie” Bryan, Joycelyn Greer, Roselind Lawrence and Cleophas Hodge; and many other relatives and friends.

May his soul rest in perpetual peace.