Obituaries & Tributes

Russell Gene Hogan

date of birth November 11 1955

date of death July 31 2020

Russell Gene Hogan was a hard working man, Father of 3, loving Grandpa, caring son and brother passed away at the young age of 65.

Russ was born to Jerrie and Richard Hogan in Modesto, California on November 11, 1955. Russ was the eldest of 4 siblings, Cathy, Phil, and Brian. Russ’s father worked for California Blowpipe; mother Jerrie was a Nurse. His family had a big yard, family gatherings, and were prominent members to a covenant church.

Russ and his family lived in Trinidad and Eureka for 6 years, Santa Cruz for 1 year, then made their final move to Oregon in 1971, where he resided until he passed.

Russ will always be remembered as a hard working man. He had his own business in Heating and refrigeration. He loved to help people, a lot of his work was done for homemade jelly or hand me down vehicles. He loved to take his mother Jerrie to church every Sunday. Russ loved to eat and would become best friends with every waitress or bartender at his favorite restaurant, “Denny’s”, who knew him as “Russell the love muscle”.

Russ had one biological daughter Brittany Hogan, and with his marriage to Lisa Hogan, gained two step children that he took in as his own, Crystal and Josh Morgan. He was a loving and fun grandpa to 5 grandkids, who miss him dearly.

Russ had such a big heart, he had friends everywhere. He lived his life as a devoted Christian and passed that love of Jesus down to his children. Russ was, and will always be remembered as a devoted family member, whereas, he never missed a gathering. Family was his number one priority, and loved to help people.

Russ was preceded in death by his Father, Richard, his Mother Jerrie.

He is survived in death by his 3 children, Brittany, Crystal, Josh, his sister Cathy, his brothers, Phil, Brian, and his 5 grandkids.

7 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Stephanie Beautiful obituary - Russ will be missed

Candle lit by Amy Schauer I am so sorry for your loss .Your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. I can not imagine the pain you all must feel.

Candle lit by Crystal Morgan I love and Miss you so much!! You were a great dad! I wish so bad you were still here with us but it comforts me to know we will be together again some day.

Candle lit by Phil Hogan RIP BROTHER RUSS !!

Candle lit by Lisa Hogan A lover of people and life.. Always will be missed but never forgotten... Forever in our hearts....

Candle lit by Staff at Canby-Molalla Funeral Chapel Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Brittany Hogan I love you so much daddy

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