Charles “Grady” Hogan, age 93, of Rutherford County, North Carolina, passed away February 8, 2022.
Born February 27, 1928 to the late Charlie Ben Hogan and Ora Watkins Hogan. He graduated from Glenwood High School with perfect attendance in May 1949. He went into the Army in January 1951 and received a Honorable discharge on August l, 1956. During that time he saw 10 months 23 days combat duty in Korea and was awarded the Bronze Service Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He married Elwina Martin on February 4, 1956. They were married for 64 years at the time of Elwina’s passing in August of 2020.He was a kind and loving partner and friend and an amazing father and grandfather. He was a member of Dysartville Baptist Church. He worked as a welder and retired from Burke Co. Public School maintenance dept. He loved fishing and listening to Bluegrass music. Grady was always willing to help a neighbor or friend and will forever be missed by all who knew him.
Those left behind to cherish their memories are his sons, Don Hogan (Teresa), and Kenneth Hogan (Suzanne); three grandsons, Matt Hogan, Jon Hogan (Catherine) and Josh Hogan (Josephine); granddaughter Hannah Hogan; step-granddaughter Regina Houston and her sons, Jacob and Jackson Turner; six great grandchildren, Austin Hogan, Mahli Hogan, Leland Hogan, Ward Hogan, Shepard Hogan and Greg Hogan. Additionally he is survived by a sister Winnie Clement and his beloved dog, Pebbles. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Cread, Clay, Lynn Hogan and sisters Lurline Lewis, Tressie Boehm, Anna Beth Seaman, Mary Sue Dillard.
The funeral will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Dysartsville Baptist at 12:00 noon. Rev. John Cope will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 12:00 one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pall Bearers include grandsons, Matt, Jon, Josh and Austin and sons Kenneth and Don.
The family request mask be worn by all in attendance.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Rutherford Co. for the outstanding care provided for Grady. A special thanks to Amelia Fox for always being there for Grady.