ROSSVILLE Wallace Hilburn Hodge, 75, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Hodge was retired from Carpets of Dalton and was formerly employed with Jernigans Furniture for 25 years. He was a well known area Southern Gospel singer, having sung with the Representatives Quartet.Mr. Hodge was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Alma Cooper Hodge.Survivors are his son, DeShon (Susan) Hodge, Tampa, Fla.; daughter, Natalie Hodge, Johnson City, Tenn.; brother, Travis Hodge, Huntsville, Ala.; grandchildren Brittni, Dalton and Brooke Hodge and Wyatt Helmbrecht.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mike Sims officiating.Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 8, Chattanooga, TN 37421, or the American Diabetes Association, 900 E. Hill Ave., Suite 240, Knoxville, TN 37915.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.