Billy G. Hogue, of Signal Mountain, passed away Thursday morning Nov. 21, 2013 at his home. He was 73 years old. Billy was born in Sayre, Okla., to the late L. V. and Edna Sites Hogue. He was a graduate of Texas Tech University where he received his degree in mathematics. Billy served our country in the National Guard. He was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga and Signal Mountain area. Billy was the founder and president of Craftique Manufacturing Co. which he started in 1969. He was a member of St. Timothys Episcopal Church and a former member of the Northside Civitan Club. He was preceded in death by a grandson, John Charles Scribner Pierce; and a brother, Don Hogue. Billy is survived by his wife of 49 years, Harriette Brown Hogue; children, Katherine Elizabeth Hogue Pierce, Haven Brown Hogue (Kirk) Burns and William Dean (Melissa) Hogue; grandchildren, Katherine Ellis Pierce, Bethany Haven Burns, Grace Ann Hogue, Benjamin Charles Burns, Sally Ruth Hogue and Caroline Hogue Burns; brothers, Larry Von Hogue and Harold Dean Hogue; nephews, David Everett ONeal, Jimmy Don Hogue, Loren Hogue and Troy Don Hogue; nieces, Rebecca ONeal (Christian) Daggand Julie Hogue (James) Cox. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. A private graveside service will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park for the family only with The Rev. Jill Fisher officiating. The family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Billys name to Make A Wish Foundation, 510 South Willow St., Chattanooga, TN 37404, or phone 423-629-9474. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.