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Gary Vance Hogan

Funeral services for Gary Vance Hogan, 76, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 8, 2022 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Hogan passed away at 5:48 p.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022, at West Vue Nursing Center.


He was born June 19, 1946, at West Plains, to Vance Clifford Hogan and Thelma Jean Bench Hogan.  On October 24, 1975, he was married at West Plains, to Vicki Edgar.  Mr. Hogan was a veteran, having served with the United States Air Force.  After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Mr. Hogan worked at a variety of trades, including construction foreman, mechanic, telephone lineman, and network specialist at Ozarks Medical Center and then at Air Evac Lifeteam. While employed at Air Evac he received the Presidential Award for Employee of the Year on two different occasions. Gary was great with his hands, could build and fix anything. He loved his wife and family and enjoyed hunting deer, fishing and wood working. Mr. Hogan was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.


He is survived by his wife, Vicki Hogan, West Plains; three daughters, Charlotte Wallace and husband, Steve, Springfield, Missouri, Sheryl Boss, West Plains, and Carol Boss and husband, Matt Henderson, St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren, Dakota Phegley, Destany Boss, Amanda Melvin and Owin Henderson; two brothers, Clifford Neal Hogan and wife, Linda, Sebastian, Florida and Randall Floyd Hogan and wife, Sheila, Mobile, Alabama; one sister, Tamela Jean Keith and husband, Jeff, Honaunau, Hawaii; one sister-in-law, Sherryl Brannan; and many nieces and nephews .


His parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank and Georgia Edgar and one brother-in-law, Eldan Brannan, preceded him in death.


Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Bible Society or First Baptist Church Food Bank and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at