Al served at Englehart and Mattawa Detachments before retiring as a Constable from Powassan on April 30, 1987. Al is survived by his wife, Doreen and children Retired OPP Constable David Hodgins, Daughter-in-Law OPP Constable Diane Hodgins of the Sudbury Detachment daughter Linda and Son-in-Law OPP Inspector Rob McDonald of Regional Headquarters North Bay.