Ralph Charles Hogan Jr., 68, of Orange passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Pinehurst Nursing Home in Orange.

Ralph was born Jan. 13, 1947 in Lake Charles, to Burneat Eve (Taylor) Paul and Ralph Charles Hogan Sr. He had lived most of his life in Orange, was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and graduated from St. Mary’s School. Ralph served his country during the Vietnam War in the Navy. Ralph enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and tinkering with his trucks and cars. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Ralph was a loving father, son, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be missed dearly.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Cathy J. Hogan and sister, Burneat E. Cooper.

Ralph is survived by his sons, Lewis Hogan and wife, Dominque and Dustin Hogan; mother, Burneat Eve Paul and husband, James, all of Orange; father, Ralph Charles Hogan Sr. of Duson, LA; sisters, Beth Wheeler and husband, Kenneth of Orange, Judy Paul Books and husband, Barry of Austin, Janice Hogan of Branch, LA, Nancy Mitchell and husband, Thomas of Tarboro, NC; brothers, James H. Paul and wife, Jo Ann of Mebane, NC; Michael Hogan of Lafayette, LA, Mitchell Hogan of Duson, Tommy Hogan and wife, Gina of Duson, Charlie Hogan and wife, Lizabeth of Orange. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Olivia Hogan, Dalton Hogan; dear friends, Shan and Bonnie Stewart of Houston, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm  and Friday, Feb. 20, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.

A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Friday, Feb. 20, at the funeral home.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.