HODGES Gerald On April 7, 2017, peacefully at Burley Hall Nursing Home, after a short illness, aged 91 years. Beloved husband of the late Betty Hodges and partner of the late Christine, dear father of Michael and the late Colin. Funeral service will be held at St. Margaret's Church, Ilkley, at 2.30p.m., on Wednesday, May 3, followed by a private cremation. Will friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only, donations please for Manorlands Sue Ryder Hospice, for which a plate will be available at the service, or sent c/o H H Birch and Son Ltd, Nab Wood, Shipley, BD18 4BG.