Davey E. Hoggard Sr.
Mr. Davey Edward “Kingpin” Hoggard Sr., 81, of 1233 Wakelon Road, Colerain, died Thursday, May 24, 2007, in Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
A graveside funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. at Edgewood Cemetery by the Rev. R.O. Denton Jr. and the Rev. J.R. Thomas. Military rites will be observed.
Mr. Hoggard was born in Bertie County on Dec. 25, 1925, to the late William David and Millie Frances White Hoggard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Mae Jernigan Hoggard in 2002. He was retired from Lea Lumber Company. Mr. Hoggard was a member of Askewville Assembly of God Church. He was an active beekeeper and Martin bird watcher and loved to work in his garden and make bird houses. He served in the Navy during World War II.
Survivors include two daughters, Lavern Terry of Aulander and Lena Evans of Colerain; one son, Davey Hoggard Jr. of Colerain; one sister, Emaline Baker of Windsor; two brothers, James “Little Bud” Hoggard of Windsor and Leon Hoggard of Hampton, Va.; one half brother, Sherman Hoggard of Reidsville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Walker Funeral Home in Windsor and at other times from Mr. Hoggard’s home.
Memorial gifts may be made to White Oak Transport Service, Windsor, NC 27983.