William “Bill” Dale Hogan, 71, of Galt, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on June 12, 2020.
Bill was born August 17, 1948 in Oklahoma City, OK, son of the late William L. and Ruby O. (Radcliff) Hogan. Bill married Joanne Hogan (Regan) on December 24, 1979, together they shared a love of travel.
Bill was a proud member of the U. S. Marine Corp from 1965-1969, serving his country in the Vietnam War. He belonged to the 1st Battalion 9th Marines, named ‘The Walking Dead’, for their role in this war. Bill’s time in the U. S. Marine Corp was followed by time served in the U. S. Coast Guard before pursuing a lifelong career in law enforcement.
He was preceded in death by: his father William L. Hogan and his mother Ruby O. Hogan (Radcliff)
He is survived by: his wife of 40 years- Joanne Hogan (Regan); daughter- Laura VanGinkel; son- Steven (Colleen) Hogan; 3 grandchildren- Brianna VanGinkel, Tiana Williams, and Nicole Oleson; great-granddaughter- Odessa Kreutzberg; 4 brothers- John (Mary O’ Toole) Hogan, Larry (Nancy) Hogan, Britton (Renay) Hogan, and Brian Hogan Sr.; sister- Patti Hogan-Massey (Colton); many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Our loving, caring, and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend enjoyed traveling, researching genealogy, basketball (especially the Globetrotters and the Sacramento Kings), and playing chess. Bill was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints and lived his life accordingly.
Our family would like to express a great amount of gratitude towards Brother Ron Eng and other Ward Members, Dr. Shuba and the DCI clinic, and anyone else who we may have forgotten to mention.
A memorial service for William “Bill” Hogan will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 4pm-7pm at: All Seasons Funeral Chapel 702 B Street Galt, CA 95632. Our family is asking that you please continue to observe social distancing policies; masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to DAV.org (Disabled American Veterans).
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