Arthur Hoggard

Sunrise: March 29, 1951

Sunset: August 30, 2020

Arthur McCoy Hoggard, 69, of Portsmouth, VA died unexpectedly on August 30, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. His loss was completely unexpected and the family is shocked and deeply saddened by his passing.

Arthur was born on March 29, 1951 to Arthur and Georgiana Hoggard in Portsmouth, VA. He was the eldest of three children and is survived by his mother, Georgiana Hoggard of Suffolk, VA and his sister, Cornelia Shead (Dwight) of Chesapeake, VA. He attended IC Norcom High School and was always passionate about graphic arts, drawing and painting. With his distinct personality he was a person who could be seen wandering around town indifferent to a fixed
course. He was a very real person who had a profound impact on his family and friends. Anyone who knew him, knew that he was a kind and loving person and was always a source of positivity.

Arthur was predeceased by his father, Arthur E. Hoggard and sister, Irma Jean Hoggard. He is survived by his daughters, Alicia Jackson (David) of Chesterfield, NJ and Tawanda Oliver (Ceasar) of Greensboro, NC; two grandchildren, Tamara Williams and Ceasar Oliver Jr. both of Greensboro NC and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.

Arthur will be missed by his family and friends more than words can say.

Viewing Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Sophia Brown says

    My sincere condolences and prayers for the family. My God strengthen you during this time of grief.

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    Cleopatra Riddick says

    Cornelia, we are sorry for your loss and we pray that God will strengthen you in the days ahead. May God’s grace and mercy sustain you and your family. Love you all, Lenny & Cleopatra Riddick

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    June Mouran says

    Alicia, I’m thinking about you and sending love.

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