Cornelious "Punk" Hoggard

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Cornelious "Punk" Hoggard, 79, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

He was born on May 26, 1936, in Milligan Ridge, Ark., and was the son of the late Druey Doffis and Opal (Nash) Hoggard.

He was preceded in death by his son, Marty Edward Hoggard; his parents, Druey and Opal Hoggard and three brothers, Doffis Jr. Hoggard, Vernon Wayne Hoggard and Carl Dean Hoggard.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Gatlin Hoggard of Piggott; a daughter, Debra Hoggard of Piggott; a daughter-in-law, Laura Hoggard of Piggott; two grandsons, Brandon Marty Hoggard and Bradley Edward Hoggard; a sister, Peggy Cook and husband Stan of Piggott; a brother, Jerry Hoggard and wife Brenda of Pollard, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel in Piggott, with Ronnie Stevens officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brandon Hoggard, Bradley Hoggard, Nathan Hoggard and Paul Hoggard. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Saturday afternoon, prior to services, at the funeral home.