SPRINGS, Pa. - Jody Weldon Bodes, 27, of 939 Chestnut St., Hagerstown, Md., died suddenly as a result of an auto accident on Saturday, March 14, 1998, in Frederick County, Md.

Born Aug. 6, 1970, in Meyersdale, he was a son of Weldon S. "Sandy" and Kathy E. (Ringler) Bodes, Springs, Pa. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Harry E. Bodes and Lawrence E. "Ted" Ringler; and an uncle, Barron Ringler. 
Mr. Bodes was employed as a field service manager for Engineering Consulting Services LTD, Frederick, Md. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Salisbury, Pa., Salisbury

Volunteer Fire Department, Salisbury Area Ambulance Association, Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors, and American Society of Civil Engineers. He was a 1988 graduate of Salisbury-Elk Lick High School and a 1993 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. 

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Betty Jo (Hutzel) Bodes, whom he
married June 7, 1997; a brother, Jeffrey Bodes and wife, Chaley; and nephew, Brandon Tyler Bodes, all of Salisbury; maternal grandmother, Marion (Twombly) Ringler, West Salisbury, Pa.; paternal grandmother, Myrtle (Johns) Bodes, Salisbury; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Austin  "Chip" and Betty (Hutzell) Hutzel, Salisbury; and sister-in-law, Anna Winters, Fairfax, Va.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home Inc., Salisbury, Pa., on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ with the Rev. Raymond Brown officiating.

Interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to St. John's Church Memorial Fund, Box 33,
Salisbury, PA 15558, or to the Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department, Box 97, Salisbury, PA 15558

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