Matthew Hodges ... He passed away about 1988.
"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JLFC-YY6 : 20 May 2014), Cecil Hodges, Sep 1987; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4Q2-N2W : 29 July 2019), Cecil M Hodges, Justice Precinct 1, Winkler, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 248-1, sheet 2B, line 50, family 39, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4167.
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