Hodgkisson went on to make over 350 appearances for the club during an eleven year spell, winning promotion on two occasions. He later played non-league football with Worcester City and Dudley Town, where he also spent three years as manager.
Hodgkisson died on 10 May 2018 at the age of 85.
- Matt Maher (10 May 2018). "Tributes paid to former West Brom and Walsall player Ken Hodgkisson". Express & Star. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "Ken Hodgkisson 1933–2018". West Bromwich Albion F.C. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.