Whitesburg KY

Services are set for Ray H. Hogg

Ray H. Hogg, 90, died December 31 at Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born in Letcher County to the late Charles and Lina Hogg, he was a brother of the late Astor Hogg, Morris Hogg, Edd Hogg, Betty Coburn and Anne Hurst.

He was graduated from Whitesburg High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University, and was graduated from the University of Kentucky with bachelor and master of science degrees.

Hogg served in the U.S. Army Air Force, attained the rank of captain, and commanded a B26 bomber with the Ninth Air Force 397th Bombardment Group. He completed 25 bombing missions over Belgium and Germany in 1945.

He served as an educator in Falmouth for 30 years. He remained in the Air Force Reserves, retiring as a lieutenant colonel, and served as the Kentucky Liaison Officer to the Air Force Academy

He was a member of Anchor Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sisters, Polly Combs and husband Arthur, Louisville, and Nancy Hogg, Lexington; a sister- in- law Emogene Hogg-Hartman, Berea; and 11 nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held January 6. A private graveside service will be held in Mayking with the burial conducted by Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg.

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