James Hogue

June 19, 1930 — January 6, 2017

James Hogue


James (Jim) Donald Hogue, 86, of Lubbock, Texas passed away Friday, January 6, 2017, at a local hospital in Lubbock. A Visitation will be held 5-7 PM Monday, January 9, 2016, at Krestridge Funeral Home, 505 Austin St. Levelland, TX. A private family graveside will take place on Tuesday January 10, 2016.

Jim was born June 19, 1930 to Dee and Alvina Ruth (Ely) Hogue in Borger, Texas. Jim graduated from Sundown High School and later attended Texas Tech University. After college he lived several years in Durango, Colorado before returning to live most of his life in Sundown. Jim served a term as president of the South Plains College Archeological Society and several successful years working with the Hockley County Historical Commission. Jim's passion was studying the life of the American Plains Indians and had a vast collection of Indian artifacts he collected over the years. After many years with Amoco Oil Company, he retired in 1986. Jim spent his retirement years traveling the world with his wife, Bettie. They spent the last five years enjoying their lives at Raider Ranch in Lubbock.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents Dee and Alvina Hogue; first wife, Charlene Hogue; and brother, Dave Hogue.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory include loving wife, Bettie Hogue; children, Jim Hogue and wife Lynda, Bob Hogue and wife Suellen, Tim Hogue, Suzanne Miller and husband Jim, and Shannah Bushong and husband Joey; along with 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Hockley County Historical Commission.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home.



Visitation Schedule

Krestridge Funeral Home
505 Austin Street
Levelland, TX  79336
Monday, January 9, 2017
5 - 7 PM
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Burial Schedule

Sundown City Cemetery
Sundown, TX  79372

Memorial Contributions

Hockley County Historical Commission
Levelland, TX 79336
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