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He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor "Bobbie" Hogshead; brother, Dr. Ralph Hogshead, Jr. and sister Dr. Ida Mae Hogshead Steele.

George was born June 24, 1921, in Carbondale, WV, and was the son of Dr. Ralph and Norma Hogshead. He grew up in Montgomery and graduated from Montgomery High School. He received an AB undergraduate degree from West Virginia University and then completed his BS at the WVU Two-Year School of Medicine program. He later received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. He married his beloved wife, Bobbie, on August 23, 1946 in Ames, Iowa.

During WWII, George served in both the Army (Pvt. First Class) and Navy (Lieutenant-Medical Officer). He also served in the Korean War while in the Navy as Medical Officer. George practiced medicine for 40 years before retiring, and then became the first Medical Director of Thomas Memorial Hospital. He served his city as a member of Nitro City Council, Board of Directors for the Bank of Nitro and as Director of National Bank of Commerce of Nitro.

George is survived by his son, George Hogshead, Jr. and wife, Jean of Raleigh, N.C; daughter, Susan Valleau of Nitro; daughter, Deb Hogshead and husband, Doug Page of Troy, Ohio; son, John Hogshead and wife, Susan of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Jerod Valleau and wife, Tara, Oliver Valleau, Aaron Hogshead, Aygul Page, Brian Page, Colin Page and wife, Melissa; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Ainsley Valleau, Michael Page, John Page and Aisling Page.

The family wishes to extend heart felt gratitude to George's caregivers; Shila, Rosie, Ronda, D.J., Laura and also to the Hospice House.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the following organizations: Thomas Memorial Hospital Nurses' Scholarship Fund, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, or the Hospice House, 1601 Kanawha Blvd, W, Charleston, WV 25387.

Ulysses D. Agas, MD

Ulysses Diaz Agas, MD, was born on April 27, 1941 and

passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013. Dr. Agas

resided in Logan, WV.

George W. Hogshead, MD

Dr. George William Hogshead, 92, of Nitro, died at home

on Wednesday, November 27, 2013.

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Title Annotation:Obituaries
Author:Agas, Ulysses D.; Hogshead, George W.
Publication:West Virginia Medical Journal
Article Type:Obituary
Geographic Code:1U5WV
Date:Jan 1, 2014
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