Carl John Hogue
1922 — 2013
SWANNANOA — Carl John Hogue, 90, passed away Feb. 12, 2013, at the Charles George VA Medical Center.
Carl was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in World War II as a Pharmacist Mate aboard the USS Wyoming. He retired from the VA Hospital in Asheville in 1977 as a laboratory technician.
Saved as a young teenager, he first joined Fairview Baptist Church in Nantahala, and subsequently remained active in Calvary Baptist in West Asheville, Beverly Hills Baptist, in Asheville, and First Baptist Church Swannanoa.
He was very active in Masonry, including Scottish Rite and York Rite in Asheville, but most well known through the Swannanoa Lodge. Carl served as Master in 1970 and 1972, and was Secretary of the Lodge for 24 years. He was a certified lecturer and served as District Deputy Grand ...