KINGSFORD - William James Hodges, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born on May 21, 1930, in Calumet, son of the late Wilbert and Gertrude (Toms) Hodges. He attended the Calumet schools, graduating from Calumet High School in 1948. He then went on to attend Michigan Tech University for two years. Bill enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, before being honorably discharged.