Monday, November 11, 2013

In Memory Of, My Second Cousin, Claude Richard Hoggard III, Veterans Day, 2013

Copyright 2013, CABS for Reflections From the Fence

Claude Richard Hoggard III

Born in Portsmouth on September 3, 1941 to Claude R. Hoggard Jr and his wife, Lillian Mae Taylor.

Claude was a graduate of the University of Richmond.

Claude was a Captain in the U. S. Army receiving many awards including:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Bronze Star

Air Medal.

He retired from the Army in 1974.

Died November 10, 2012, Cheasapeake, Virginia

Interred at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia

Leaves behind a wife, 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A son predeceased him.

Find A Grave Memorial here, photo used with permission of Ken Campbell.

*  Photo of "Ricky" taken by this blogger about 1994.


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