Dudley Hogan


Dudley Hogan Jr., 88, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019, at his home with his beloved wife of 64 years by his side.

He was born in Celina, on Aug. 9, 1930. He was a member of Central Church of Christ. He was an avid sports fan, and loved the Tennessee Vols, and golfing. He traveled the U.S. and foreign countries playing golf, and going to basketball games. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy on the USS Randolph and the National Guard. He graduated from Tennessee Tech, taught school for three years, retired from Bowater after 35 years, and became a substitute teacher. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dudley W. Sr. and Pauline Hogan; and brothers in-law: Larry Poteet and Roy Bunch.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shirlene Hogan; daughter, Marcy (Ray) Smith; granddaughter, Amy Grabe; great-granddaughter, Marlie Grabe; sisters: Mary Elizabeth Bunch, Bobbie (Richard) Moulton and Anna Grace Poteet; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m., with the service to follow at the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home 

The family asks in lieu of flowers, make contributions to Hospice of Chattanooga. The family  says a special thank-you to Hospice of Chattanooga, who took special care of him, and to the EMTs of the ambulance services who carried him back and forth for four years. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Dudley, or your condolences with his family, at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.


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