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Letter: Del. Hodges is a great neighbor

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

I wanted to relate to you something that happened last week at the 7-Eleven store in Glenns on the northernmost outskirts of Gloucester.

I am the pastor of a church in Tappahannock called Radiant Life Assembly of God. I live in Glenns and last Wednesday started with an early morning call from my wife saying she was at the 7-Eleven in Glenns with a flat tire.

I put on my big boy pants and went to rescue my damsel in distress. As I was getting ready to change the tire I heard someone call to me and say “Hey, do you need a hand with that tire?”

I turned to see Delegate Keith Hodges coming towards me with a mask on.

I knew him but he didn’t know me from Adam. I thanked him but told him I had it under control. I told him I recognized him and he insisted that he would be happy to help. He gave me a quick elbow bump and I thanked him for offering and for his service.

I like a state delegate who is just a great guy willing to get his hands dirty to h...

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