Former U.S. senator, Kaneaster Hodges Jr, dies at 83

Kaneaster Hodges Jr. was a pastor, lawyer, and excellent duck caller who served as a Democratic United States Senator from Arkansas.

People all around the world are paying respect to him and expressing their heartfelt condolences to his family, as a result of his untimely demise.

The cause of death of Kaneaster Hodges Jr

Those who learned of Kaneaster Hodges jr s death were devastated by his demise. He was a man of strong faith and devotion, and his commitment to the people of Arkansas was demonstrated throughout his life, which included service in the United States Senate.

Hodges, who was 83 years old at the time, died abruptly on Wednesday night, March 23, 2022.

After being appointed by Governor David Pryor, he served as a senator for 13 months.

The reason for his death was discovered to be an aortic aneurysm, which causes internal bleeding if not treated properly and increases the risk of abrupt death.

His funeral services are set to take place in Newport on Tuesday afternoon.

Kaneaster Hodges Jr Age, Family, and Early Life

Kaneaster Hodges jr was born on August 20, 1938, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. He was 83 years old at the time of his death. He was born to Kaneaster and Harryette Hodge. However, we do not have any information regarding his parent’s background except their name as nothing about them has been provided in his Biography on Wikipedia or anywhere else on the Internet.

kaneaster hodges jr family

Similarly, we are not aware if he has any siblings or he was the only child of their parents. We do not know about this aspect of his life as well. We will be updating this section once our research team completes their research on his early and family background in detail as we do not want to provide any false information regarding him and his family.

Kaneaster Hodges Jr’s Career, What was his profession?

Hodges was a farmer, Methodist lay minister, hospital and prison chaplain, and served as a deputy prosecutor for Jackson County in Arkansas from 1967 to 1974, along with practicing law. Hodges was the host of the Democratic Primary debate while working for McClellan’s 1972 campaign for U.S. Senate. McClellan defeated David Pryor and then won the general election.

Hodges served from 1974 to 1976 as a member of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and from 1976 to 1977 as legislative secretary for Governor Pryor. He served from 1974 to 1976 as chairman of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. He left office in 1979 and was replaced by Governor Pryor, who won the 1978 election for a full term. Following that, he was involved in a number of business ventures, including real estate development in Arkansas and neighboring states.

Which school and college did he go to?

He graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology in 1963, and from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1967.

Kaneaster Hodges Jr Net worth, How much does he earn?

At the time of his death, Hodges’s net worth was estimated to be between $7 to $10 million.

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However, we are unsure about his net worth because different sources provide different figures.

Kaneaster Hodges Jr Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to the former Lindley Williams of Newport, and they have two children.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We’re having trouble finding his social media accounts. If we learn anything new about his social media status, we will update this area.

Physical Appearance of Kaneaster Hodges Jr’s Height, Weight

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Hair Colour  Bald
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Kaneaster Hodges Jr’s should be knows 

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$7 to $10 million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseLindley Williams

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