Tracy Lynn (T.L.) Hodge of Elizabeth City, and born and raised in Loris, died Thursday, Oct. 12, surrounded by his family. He was 66. Born Oct, 17, 1950 in Loris, Tracy was a son of late Jessie and Ava Bell Hodge. T.L. was preceded in death by his parents, Ava Bell and Jessie Hodge, sister, Rose Hodge; three brothers, R.J., Jay, and LaRue Hodge, and granddog, Lex Stewart. Tracy was a marine pipefitter for twenty-five years at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Shop 56. He could build just about anything. T.L.