March 20, 1932 – November 27, 2015
Robert “Bob” Hogan, 83, died on November 27, 2015, at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA.
Born March 20, 1932, in Atlanta, Georgia to Harold and Evelyn Hogan, Bob attended Pier Avenue School in Hermosa Beach and Redondo Union High School, in Redondo Beach, CA. He also attended Woodbury College and Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. In 1952 he entered the Navy. He met his wife Carol in 1954 and they were married in Las Vegas, NV that same year. His family lovingly remembers him; son, Robert Lee Hogan, Jr., (Kathryn LeVeque), daughter Sharri Hogan, and grandchildren Daniel and Victoria.
Bob was an accomplished Los Angeles County lifeguard, surfer and paddle boarder, sailor, navigator, shipwright and marine artist. His peers considered him a “Waterman’s waterman.”
A memorial service will be held at Blaine United Church of Christ on January 23, 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Society of Washington.