Bobby Dean Hoggard

Monday, February 9, 2015

Bobby Dean Hoggard, 82, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 5, 2015, at John Cochran Veteran's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

He was born on April 1, 1932, in Manila, Ark., and was the son of the late Nelson and Augusta (Lindley) Hoggard.

Bobby served in the United States Army for 23 years and after retiring, served 15 years as the local V.A. Service Officer.

He was united in marriage to Micheline "Lily" Tendil on July 4, 1959, and to this union a son, Tery Bob Hoggard was born.

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers, Homer Hoggard, Robert Hoggard, Durey Hoggard, Jess Hoggard, Jimmy Hoggard, Nelson "Dude" Hoggard and Charles Lawhorn; and five sisters, Mary Benefiled, Alta Millingan, Lucy Ridley, Gladys Nash and Lorene Henson.

Survivors include his wife, Lily Hoggard of Piggott, Ark.; son, Tery Bob Hoggard of Boydsville, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at the Bloomfield V.A. Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with full military honors. A visitation was held beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark., who is in charge of the arrangements.