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R. J. Hogue

December 14, 1948     ~     April 13, 2019

Rumsey J. “R. J.” Hogue, Jr., 70, Lucas, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his residence. Born in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Rumsey J. Hogue, Sr. and Wilma Coffey Hogue.

R. J. was a lifelong farmer. He earned his B.S. degree in Agriculture from Western Kentucky University and maintained his involvement in farming while pursuing various other interests. He was a member of the Kentucky National Guard; a member of the Austin-Tracy Young Farmers Association; a member of Farm Bureau; a charter member of the Austin-Tracy Volunteer Fire Department; a retired Park Ranger at the Barren River Lake Park; and most recently he was owner and manager of the Spring Hill RV Park. He was also a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and had been attending the First Church of the Nazarene in Scottsville.

Survivors include his fiancée Margaret Meadows; one son: Tim Hogue, his wife Amy and their son Brayden of Bowling Green; one daughter: Kara Neidell, her husband Jason and their daughter Quinn of Bowling Green; one brother, Thomas Hogue of Glasgow; one sister, Kay Spears of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jeff Hogue.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 1 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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8 Entries for R. J. Hogue

  1. Tony & Paulette (Witty) Wasylycia says:

    Tim & family and Kara & family: We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with each one of you. May God hold you close to Him and give you comfort is our prayer for you all.

    Paulette (Woodcock) Wasylycia

  2. Shawna Ruth says:

    Its been many years since I’ve seen RJ but I enjoyed working with him at Barren River State Resort Park. He was a wonderful coworker. He was such a kind soul. I know he will be greatly missed by all.

  3. Evelyne Hagan says:

    Tim and Kara so sorry about u r dad. U will be in my thoughts and prayers

  4. Brenda Powell says:

    Thomas, Kaye,Sarah, Patrick
    We are so deeply sorry for your loss. We pray peace and comfort for you all. Know that we are here, anytime, day or night. We love you and pray God keeps you in the safety of His loving arms.

  5. Gina Goff says:

    TIm, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

  6. Rita Higdon says:

    So Sorry for your loss ???? RJ was a Good Friend to My Husband and Me. RIP My Friend. Prayers for the Family. Prayers for Margaret. I know He loved you Dearly. Your Friends, Rita Higdon ????????

  7. Philip Hill Holder says:

    So sorry for your loss. My sympathies,and condolences.

  8. Philip Hill Holder says:

    Sorry for your loss. My condolences, to the family.