William Ernest Hogge



Sumter, SC ……… William Ernest. Hogge, age 68, beloved husband of Sharon Ann Winters Hogge, died on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Hazard, KY, he was the son of the late Mitchell Woodson Hogge and Maultie Stacey Hogge. Bill was steadfast in everything he did. He was a great family man and a wonderful provider. He loved to play sports of all kinds. He proudly served during the Vietnam conflict with the United States Air Force and retired after 20 years as a SSgt. Bill went on to work for over 23 years in Civil Service at Shaw Air Force Base. He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, soldier and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving in addition to his wife are: two sons, Ted Hogge and Michael Hogge and his wife Stephanie all of Sumter; five brothers, Jim Hogge, Bob Hogge, Larry Hogge, Steve Hogge and Richard Arbaugh; one sister, Carol Giratas of Indiana and five grandchildren, Chelsy, Denise, Madison, Logan and Lindsey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Hogge and one sister, Wilma Young.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Richardson officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2-3pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Amedisys Hospice, 198 Wesmark Blvd #2, Sumter, SC 29150 or to the Sumter SPCA, 1140 S Guignard Dr, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.