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Hogg, John Marshall FORT WORTH -- John Marshall Hogg, 77, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church. Honorary pallbearers: John Williams, John McMackin, Bill Hudson, Haydn Cutler, Bill Hallman, Martin Bowen, Buz Cranz, Don Williamson, Eddie Ryan, Jim Blake, Ike Smith, Bobby Easton, Billy Buck, Kit McConnico, Bill Fitzgerald, Ken Clark, Jack Crutchfield, Steve Beery, Mike Emerson, Gil Gingold and Joe Borne. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the or a charity of your choice. John Marshall Hogg was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of John Collier Hogg and Mary Birdsey Hogg. John spent his formative years in Parkersburg, West Virginia and graduated from Mercersberg Academy in 1951, where he was an avid sportsman in football and track and field. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Yale University in 1955. At Yale he was a member of Book & Snake and a brother in the Beta Theta Pi fraternal organization. He became an executive trainee in Kermit and Odessa, Texas for the Sid Richardson Carbon & Gasoline Co. (A part of the Fort Wroth Bass Family Enterprises) before moving to Fort Worth in 1956. The family moved to Big Spring, Texas. John was plant manager from 1961 until 1964. They returned to Fort Worth permanently in 1964, where John spent the remainder of his life. He completed an advanced management course at the Harvard School of Business in 1971. He was President of the Sid Richardson Carbon & Gasoline Co. from 1974 until his retirement in 1998, after 43 years of devoted service. John served on the Boards of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, the Williamson-Dickey Manufacturing Company, the Fort Worth YMCA and All Saints Hospital. He was the southern regional Yale University representative for Student Recruitment. John and his family were members of numerous civic and cultural organizations in Fort Worth, including the Exchange Club, Steeplechase, Rivercrest Country Club, and the City Club. John was also seen at some of his other "clubs", including Fred's, Angelo's, and the Railhead. John Hogg loved bird hunting, fishing and was an avid Cowboys fan. He was loved by and loved his many friends of all ages. He was a devoted father and grandfather, affectionately known as "Papa". He was preceeded in death by two sons, Robert Franklin Hogg (1962 -1982) and John Collier Hogg III (1956 - 2004). Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Alberta D. Hogg; sons, Brooks D. Hogg of Dallas, wife Robin and grandsons Sam and William Hogg; and James E. Hogg of Fort Worth, wife Ashley and granddaughters Arden, Brennan and Caroline Hogg; and daughter, Elizabeth Hogg Garza of Fort Worth, husband, Rafael Garza and granddaughters, Callie, Sofi and Mimi Garza. John Hogg was a giant of a man, beloved by all who met him and will be dearly missed in his family and his community: John M. Hogg, rest in peace, you left the world a much better place. Husband, father, great great friend. Your like: Hogg, we will not see again. Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home and Crematory 702 Eighth Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 817-336-0345

Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 26, 2010
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