Lyent Chatman Hogue Jr., 55, was born in Shelby, N.C., on Jan. 4, 1959, to Lyent and Elizabeth Hogue Sr. He made the journey home to a land that is free from sickness, pain, sorrow and death on Monday, May 19, 2014.
He lived in Fairfield for 42 years. He worked for Exxon Refinery for 10 years. He also worked for the Suisun City and Peralta Police Departments, as well as the Solano College police. Then he worked at Harvest Valley School, UHS, Alicante and Creekside Academy for a combination of 12 years.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Martin Hogue; son, Marques Hogue; daughter, Laquitia Hogue; dedicated loving mother, Elizabeth Hogue; brother, Larry Hogue; sisters, Patricia and Pandora Maddox of North Carolina, Deborah Hogue-Pettus (Vincent) and Karen Hogue; aunts, Gladys Chatman of New York and Elsie McDowell of North Carolina; stepdaughter, Tamara Thomas; four grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and many great friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lyent Hogue Sr.
Lyent was a beautiful person who will be missed by many.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield, Calif. Home-going celebration service will be at 11 a.m., Friday, May 30, 2014, at St. Stephens CME Church, 2301 Union Ave., Fairfield Calif.
Arrangements under the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 707-425-1041.