Everett Wayne Hogue was born October 19, 1937 to Everett and Frances (Sullivan) Hogue in Sligo, Missouri and passed away September 19, 2019 at the age of 81 years and 11 months.
Wayne attended Cook Station Elementary School and graduated from Steelville High School with the Class of 1955. Soon after high school he attended school in Colorado where he was educated in telegraphy and subsequently went to work for the railroad in Seneca, Illinois.
In 1956 he joined the Army and was stationed in Columbia, South Carolina for two years after which time he returned to St. Charles, Missouri. Wayne held several jobs in St. Charles and went to work for McDonnell Douglas where he retired after 37 years.
Wayne was an active member of the First Assembly of God Church where he was an elder and member of the choir and volunteered for 18 mission trips throughout Latin America. He also volunteered many hours for Habit for Humanity.
He loved to play baseball in his younger years, loved all sports and expecially enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Frances Hogue; two brothers, Harold Gene Hogue and William Monroe Hogue; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Eaker and Thomas Buckingham; and two nephews, Ricky Hogue and Danny Hogue.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Arlene (Bernard) Hogue; two daughters, Lynne (Dewayne) Meyer and Dana (Mike) Klingerhammer; two step daughters, Renae Fletcher and Traci (Bob) Bannister; four grandchildren, Lauren Meyer, Kara Meyer, Shelby (Ben) Lassanske and Jake Klingerhammer; four step grandchildren, Jeremy Nelson, Noah, Robert and Gordon Fletcher; two great grandchildren, Abigail and Benjamin; brother, Gary (Kelly) Hogue; two sisters, Ruth Ann Eaker and Linda Buckingham; one sister-in-law, Nadene Hogue; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on September 27, 2019 at the First Assembly of God Church and funeral service on September 28, 2019 at the church with Pastor Jerry Harris and Jeremy Mount officiating.
Music was provided by Pastor Joseph Britain and Gospel Quartet singing, “Go Rest High On that Mountain,” Amazing Grace,” I Believe In a Hill Called Mount Calvary” and a recording of Wayne and his quartet singing “I’ll Fly Away.”
Interment was in the St. Charles Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements under the direction of the Baue Funeral Services.