Thomas G. “Hoggie” Hogg

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:00-6:45 pm

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Sunday, March 30, 2014
  • Service Time
    7:00 pm
  • Service Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Full Obituary

    Thomas G. "Hoggie" Hogg, 63, of Carlyle, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at his home.

    Mr. Hogg was born August 11, 1950 in Highland, IL to Georgia (Fohne) Hogg and the late Alois Hogg; his mother survives in Breese.

    He married Judie McPherson on June 6, 1976 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Highland; she survives in Carlyle.

    In addition to his mother and wife, he is also survived by his children, Tiffany (Jay) Meyer of Breese, Brandon (Jessica) Hogg of Breese, Zachary (Britni) Hogg of Carlyle, Patrick (special friend Kristen Davis) Hogg of Albers, and Garrett (fiancée Laura Gilomen) Hogg of Trenton; 5 grandchildren, Riley and Falynn Meyer, Michael and Daniel Hogg, and Natylie Hogg; siblings, Edna Grapperhaus of St. Rose, Rose (Don) Thole of Riverview, FL, Patricia Riegel of Trenton, Stan Hogg of Highland, Rick Hogg of Highland; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David (Jeanna) McPherson of Highland and Steven (Joanne) McPherson of Alexandria, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Paul Grapperhaus and Darrell Riegel; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Neil McPherson and Betty (Flear) McPherson-Baxter.

    Hoggie retired from Gateway FS as a Certified Crop Specialist, and he had a true love for Grain and Livestock farming. Tom enjoyed cooking and made the absolute best chocolate chip cookies.

    He was a member of the Clinton County Farm Bureau, Central Community High School Ag Board, and was a former School Board Member and Basketball Coach at Breese District 12 Grade School.

    Funeral Services will be Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with Deacon Bob Lippert officiating.

    Visitation will be Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 1:00-6:45 pm at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

    Memorials can be made to Pan-CAN (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network) and will be received at the funeral home.

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