- September 16, 1926 - June 20, 2012
- Lemay, Missouri
of Charles' Passing
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Charles Hugger was born September 16, 1926 in Webb, Mississippi, the sixth of nine children to Tom and Suddie Quinn Hugger. His parents, seven siblings and several half siblings, one daughter (Cynthia Ann), and one grandson (Ronald Jermaine) preceded him in death. At an early age, Charles was baptized at Morning Star Baptist Church in Webb, Mississippi. In 1942, he along with his only sister, Edna, traveled to St. Louis, Missouri to join his parents and other family members. Charles enlisted in the military in 1946 and served as a Motor Transportation Specialist, and received an honorable discharge in 1949. Charles had numerous jobs, which include working for the US government. In 1964, he began working at Barnes Hospital and during his tenure he held many positions one being a supervisor of housekeeping retiring in 1991. Charles was an avid bowler for 50 years, receiving two 300 point rings, as well as other awards. He was also a great baseball fan. Deacon Charles Hugger united with Mt. Herald MB Church about 1968, under the leadership of the late Rev. J.M. Lewis. He served faithfully through three more pastorships, until his health prevented him from attending. He loved and often talked about being blessed under his present pastor, Rev. Gary Tyler. Charles not only served on the Deacon Ministry, but the Usher Board, and Male Chorus as President. He was also a Sunday School teacher and Superintendant. Deacon Hugger loved to sing and sung briefly in a quartet. Yet, what he loved most of all was the Word and always welcomed a conversation or discussion about God's Word. Deacon Charles Hugger departed this life on June 20, 2012 after a brief illness, while at Jefferson Barracks Military Health Facility. He leaves to cherish his memory and celebrate his life: his wife, Ernestine; daughters, Wanda Lee and Diana Hugger, Felicia McTeal, Kimberly Young, and Carlina McGill; step-children Felisha (Lester), Ronnie and Barrett; one sister, Edna Mae Lee; one brother, Maurice Hugger; grandchildren, great, and great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including his Mt. Herald Church family. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Charles Hugger. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add our own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.