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William Jennings Hogge, “Capt. Jennings,” age 92, died at his home on Aug. 21, 2019. 

Capt. Jennings was a lifelong waterman. His love for the water and “Guinea” was only second to his love for family. His wife, Sophie D. Hogge; parents, Harvey and Tessie Owens Hogge; siblings, Sam, Andrew, Calvin, Marion, John, Alice, Betty and Catherine, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his daughter, Kay Hogge Poythress; a grandson, Ray Hogge (Karen); a brother, Tom Hogge (Betty Jean); a great-granddaughter, Lilly, and a host of nieces, nephews as well as extended family.

A funeral service conducted by Pastor Richard Whiteheart was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Union Baptist Church, Achilles. Interment followed in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. The family received friends Friday from 10-11 before the service.

We want to extend a special thank you to Dr. David Alpert and his nurse Crystal for their love and kindness.  

In memory of our loved one, contributions may be made to Union Baptist Church Building Fund, 9254 Guinea Road, Hayes, Va. 23072.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.