SOPHIA: Rodney Paul Hodge, age 65, of Sophia passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at his home. Rodney was a native of Randolph County and served in the US Army. He was a graduate of Randleman High School and a musician, playing every Wednesday with his friends at "jam", he was very talented musician playing any instrument with strings and would sing his heart out. Rodney always enjoyed the people he met and friends he made as he would always bring laughter and joy in every setting. Walked with his head held high, each foot always had a purpose with each step he took. He was very passionate with whatever task was at hand. Rodney was a "Carolina Boy" through and through. He was headstrong, honest, hard working and when he loved you he let you know it. Rodney always chose his words carefully and meant everyone that he said. He will be highly missed and never forgotten. Rodney is preceded in death by his parents, Lacy and Zora Hodge. He is survived by his daughter: Angela Hodge of Archdale; grandson, Ezra Hodge of Archdale. The family will receive friends Monday, September 14, 2020 from 10:00 – 12:30 at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 pm at South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Road, Sophia with Mike Thompson officiating and the Randolph Honor Guard performing military rites. Pugh Funeral home, Randleman is serving the Hodge family.