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Saturday, November 16, 2019

DL Capt. Elmer C. Hogue Jr.

DL Capt. Elmer C. Hogue Jr., age 93
September 21, 1926 - November 15, 2019

From: David L. Roberts [mailto:robertsDL@mindspring.com]
Subject: Death of retired Delta Captain Elmer C. Hogue, Jr.

Thank you to retired Captain Roger Haas for notifying us of the death of retired Delta Captain Elmer C. Hogue, Jr., 93.  Elmer was born in Atlanta on 9/21/1926, hired by Delta 2/15/1951 and was based in Atlanta.  He retired 10/1/1986 flying International Captain on the Lockheed L-1011.  He was on the distinguished list of Delta's Oldest Living Pilots.  In recent years Elmer lived in Blairsville, Georgia but in the last few months has been in a Union County Nursing home suffering from dementia and its related complications.   He will be buried Monday next to his parents in the College Park Cemetery.  Expressions of condolence may be sent to his sons Ellis and Thomas at P.O. Box 16585, Atlanta, GA 30321.  Dave

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Elmer C. Hogue

September 21, 1926 - November 15, 2019


   Mr. Elmer Costley Hogue Jr. age 93 of Madeline Way Blairsville passed away peacefully on Friday November 15, 2019. Mr. Hogue was born on Sept. 21, 1926 in Atlanta, GA., the son of the late Elmer C. Hogue Sr. and the late Madeline S. Hogue. He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps WWII. He loved all animals especially bird watching and duck hunting. Elmer was a member of the Hapeville Masonic Lodge #F&AM, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and was an active member of the Historical Society. He was a loving father and friend to many.

    Surviving Mr. Hogue are two sons, Ellis Hogue of Hapeville, GA., Tommy Hogue of Blairsville, close friend Tammy King, several cousins, and many other relatives also survive.

   Graveside services will be held on Monday November 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm from the College Park Cemetery in College Park GA. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Union County Historical Society or to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Hogue’s memory. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 2-6:00 pm.

    Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at

78A Butternut Xing
PO Box 1676
Blairsville, Georgia 30512

Phone: (706) 745-3456
Fax: (706) 835-1640

College Park Cemetery
3600 Adams St
College Park, GA 30385
(404) 761-5400

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