Georgia, Chattanooga area for the past 52 years. George was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was a member of the American Legion Post #95 and was of the Baptist faith.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael George and Margaret Ann Connell Loyack; sister, Rose Mary McKinney; and brother, Michael Loyack.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara Ann Hayslip Loyack of Ringgold, GA.; four children, George (Anita) Loyack of Ringgold, GA., LaDonna (Larry) Connell of Chattanooga, TN., Margaret (Bart) Lunsford of Lakeland, FL., and Joseph (Tammy) Loyack of Boaz, AL.; sister, Judy Wagner of Gambrills, MD.; five grandchildren, Matthew Loyack, Kristen Loyack, Kyna Lunsford, Sebastian Lunsford, and Logan Loyack; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Dennis Chambers officiating.
Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Visitation: 6-8 P.M. Monday and 9 A.M. until funeral time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Arrangements: Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.
An online register book may be signed at www. wilsonfuneralhome. com.
Ruth P. Koger, 83, Rossville, Ga.
Ruth P. Koger, 83, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017 in a local hospital.
Ruth was born in Chattanooga on August 15, 1934 to the late Joseph and Ethel Rimasfski. She loved everyone and never
met a stranger. Ruth was a member of the Chickamauga Church of Christ, retired from Galaxay Carpet Mill with many years of service, gave her time and donations to the Women’s Auxiliary, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and many other organizations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Koger, son, Isaac Koger, Jr., loving daughter, Brenda Lee Koger, brothers, Donald Reams, Frank Rimasfski, Alfred Rimasfski, & Joe Rimasfski.
Survivors include her daughters, Nora Jean Koger & Debbie Ingram; son, Phillip Wayne Koger, Sr.; sisters, Maxine Warren, Eleanor Kane, & Romell Geraldine Bearden; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, & two great-greatgrandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: Tuesday, October 10th at 1:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Ministers Shane Robinson & C.G. Griffith officiating.
Interment: Forest Hills Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at lanesouthcrestchapel.com.
Visitation: Monday, October 9th from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel
of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Earl Clair Rhue Jr., 75, Rock Spring, Ga.
Earl Clair Rhue Jr., 75, of Rock Spring, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in a local hospital.
Mr. Rhue was born in Washington, D.C. on June 30, 1942 to the late Earl Clair Sr. and Marie Rhue and has lived in the Rock Spring/North Georgia area for the past ten years. Earl proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam, having received the Merit Unit Commendation in 1963 as well as the Armed Forces Exp Med GCMDL (First Award) in 1964. He retired in 2003 from the Washington Metro Transit Authority following 25 years of service as a supervisor. Mr. Rhue also served as Post Commander of V.F.W. Post 2562 in Wheaton, MD for two years. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Bond Rhue.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Margaret Hope Rhue, sons, Matthew (Holly) Rhue and Robert Rhue and his girlfriend, Kristin Superczynski,
grandchildren, John Ryan, Jillian, Walker, Cooper and Kennedy Rhue and sister, Susie George.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
of sympathy may be shared at lanesouthcrestchapel.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite
100, Silver Springs, MD 20910, www.vva.org
Arrangements: South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.