Eugene L. Hogue, 89 years of age, became Our Gift to God on August 9, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Hogue was God’s Gift to Us on April 4, 1931 in Akron, Ohio the son of the late Leo and Thelma (Fisher) Hogue. He had been a longtime Mantua resident until moving to Woodsfield in 2007. For 20 years he had been employed at T&L Trucking in Mantua, and also for 30 years as a self- employed truck driver. Mr. Hogue served his country with honor in the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army, and was a member of American Legion Post No. 87 in Monroe County. He had been a former member of His Ministry in Aurora, and presently was a member of Jerusalem Methodist Church in Jerusalem, Ohio. An avid fisherman, he also enjoyed gardening and traveling. On December 26, 1999, he married Geraldine (Fafrak) Hogue who survives at their home. Also surviving are his children Norton Auble of Uniontown, Ohio, Doyle (Jane) Hogue of Mantua, Edward (Carrie) Husarcik of Arizona, Joseph, Steven and Michael Husarcik all of Chardon, Sharol (Joe) Showalter of Akron, Debbie Carson, Kathy (Ken) Blouir of N.C., and Gena Hogue of Virginia. His brother Robert (June) Hogue of Copley, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his first wife Mae Hogue in 1998 and his brother Donald Hogue in 1960.Visitation will be Thursday August 13, 2020 at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255 from 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M., where his funeral service will then begin at 11:00 A.M. Facial masks and social distancing will be required. Officiating will be Pastor Kevin Stansbury. For those not able to attend the funeral service, procession to the cemetery will form at 10:45 A.M. Final resting place will follow at Westlawn Cemetery, Mantua Township, Ohio, where full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard Team, assisted by members of Mantua American Legion Post No. 193.
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