Mr. Gerald Edward Hodson, 71, of Ijamsville, MD, passed away in Frederick, MD, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. He was the son of the late William E. Giles and Gladys M. Hodson Giles.

He is survived by two daughters, Cheryl L. Gray and husband Shane, and Dawn H. Inman and husband Tamiko; former wife, Kathleen E. Hodson; grandchildren, Cody and Taylor Gray and Jalen and Kaia Inman; brothers and sisters, Betty Richards, Dolly Larmon and William and Lenny Giles; numerous other family members. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, John Giles.

Family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A., 8 East Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy, MD 21771, from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014, 1 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Mount Airy, MD.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.