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Gerald S. Hoggard, 80, passed away on January 25, 2018. He was born on June 22, 1937 to the late Ferris and Bert Hoggard in Norfolk, Virginia.
Gerald was a retired Police Officer. Mr. Hoggard worked for Norfolk Law Enforcement and Virginia State Port Authority Police.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Grace D. Hoggard; daughter Beth Hoggard-Bechthold and Steve O'Neal; and granddaughter Abby Grace Bechthold. He is also survived by Ronnie and Donnie Hobbs and their families who were like sons to him; nephew Steve Hoggard and family; brother George Hoggard and his wife Rita and his nephews and cousins.
A visitation will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach VA.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park. In honor of Mr. Hoggard donations may be made to the American Epilepsy Society at You may offer condolences and share memories at