The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 27, 2012

Herold C. 'Heap' Hogan

Published 11-27-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Herold C. “Heap” Hogan passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Cimarron Nursing Center in Kingfisher, Okla., at the age of 89 years. He was born to Frank and Georgia (Beatty) Hogan on Sept. 17, 1923, in Weatherford, Okla.

He grew up and graduated from Weatherford High School.

He served in the U.S. Army during WW2, serving in England, France and Germany. After being discharged and returning home, he joined the Oklahoma National Guard and was called up to serve during the Korean conflict, serving in Japan.

After Korea, he graduated from Southwestern University with a BA degree in education. He then received his master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

He married Margaret Baker in Clinton, Okla., in 1950.

He taught school in Sickles, Okla., for five years and was the superintendent and coach at Omega for four years. He moved into Kingfisher and taught for 21 years in the Kingfisher School System.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Kingfisher Golf Association, Kingfisher Lions Club and Kingfisher American Legion.

His wife, Margaret of the home, two sons, Terral Hogan and Mike Hogan of Oklahoma City, and a daughter, Vicky Gelner of Charlotte, N.C., survive him.

His parents, four sisters and four brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. today, Nov. 27, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Pat McPherson officiating. Internment will follow in Kingfisher Cemetery, with military rites provided by the Kingfisher American Legion Post No 5. Arrangements by Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

(Submitted by family)