Donald Eugene Hogg
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Funeral services for Donald Eugene Hogg of Monroe will be held at 1:00PM Friday, September 6, 2013 at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:00AM until 1:00pm on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the funeral home.
Donald was born July 10, 1935 in Lisbon, AR and passed away September 3, 2013. He has been a resident of Monroe since 1968. He graduated from Henderson State College in 1957 with a B.S. in chemistry and then taught high school chemistry. He later went to work as a Chemical Salesman for Betz Chemical in 1970 and he found his true calling. He was an outstanding salesperson and made lifelong friends with customers and coworkers alike. He never met a stranger and was loved by all those who knew him. He won several sales awards while employed with Betz.
He was also active in the community. He coached Monroe Youth baseball for several years. He was a member of the Downtown Lion's Club for several years and served as President for 2 years. He was an active member of Lea Joyner Methodist Church where he served as usher, greeter, and sang in two choirs. He was married to his college sweetheart, Jo Clair, for 51 years. He and Jo Clair loved to travel and were blessed to experience several countries, cruises, and adventures. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Clair Hogg.
He is survived by his son, Michael Hogg and daughter-in-law Vicki; his daughter, Shaundra Rushing and son-in-law Keith; grandchildren, Chris Rushing and wife Stephanie, Kevin Rushing and wife Michelle, Katie Rushing, Jonathan Hogg, and Jolee Hogg; and great-grandchildren, C.J. Rushing, Carter Rushing, and Michael Rushing.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful employees at The Arbor/Terrace for their excellent care during his last days. Also, a big thanks to Sandy and others at Home Care Resources for their care and concern.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to The
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Mulhearn Funeral Home
Mulhearn Funeral Home Inc
2308 Sterlington Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Published in The News Star on Sept. 5, 2013