Neil K. Hodgdon

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 11:45am

Neil K. Hodgdon, 73, of Boothbay passed away July 17, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1946 in Boothbay to Eldan and Clara (Greenleaf) Hodgdon.

Neil attended local schools and at the age of 18 he entered the U.S. Army where he proudly served his country in the Vietnam War.

Following his enlistment in the U.S. Army, Neil met his wife of 48 years, Gail. They married on Dec. 31, 1969 in East Boothbay. Together they raised two children, Stacey (Hodgdon) McLellan and Kristin Hodgdon.

Neil is survived by his daughter, Kristin; five grandchildren, Gage and Jordan Wahlstrom, Nicholas Hodgdon, and Breannah and Bayleigh Morris; four great-grandchildren, Jaelyn and Skylar Wahlstrom, Brantley Sproul and Elliot Beaulieu; two brothers, Sheldon “Teddy” Hodgdon and Reid Hodgdon; and his sister, Candace.

He was predeceased by his wife of 48 years Gail Hodgdon and his parents, Eldan and Clara Hodgdon. He was post-deceased by daughter, Stacey, who died Aug. 11, 2020.

At Neil’s request no service will be held.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Beacon Hospice for their care and compassion.