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Barb Hogsten

July 16, 1940 June 20, 2019
Barb Hogsten
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Obituary for Barb Hogsten

Barbara Sue Tackett Hogsten 78 of Westwood went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Barb was born July 16, 1940 in Allen, KY. She was raised by her loving parents the late Harrison and Gertrude Griffith Groves.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband Robert Wayne Hogsten in 2008; her father Charles Tackett; a brother Estill Groves; and one grandson Jeremy Hogsten.

Barb loved her family more than anything. For many years Barb owned and operated the Westwood Trophy shop. She loved cooking and feeding her family and friends and was an avid bowler for many years. She also loved spending time fishing, camping or spending time on her pontoon boat with her husband and family.

She leaves behind three sons Harrison Robert Hogsten (Peggy) of Greenup, Dannie Hogsten (Priscilla) of Boyd County and Roy Hogsten (Susie) of Westwood; two daughters Wanda Ball (Keith) and Diana Hogsten Clark both of Westwood; two brothers Douglas Tackett of Florida and Jess Groves of Kenova; four sisters Janet Lunsford and Mary Jane Fryer both of Boyd County, Gertie Bostick of Rush and Betty Lou of Proctorville, OH; one step-son Mike Medley; 12 grandchildren Chris, Shawn, Alisa, Jennifer, Sammy, Michelle, Robbie, Harrison Robert, Missy, Haleigh Grace, Jason and Jake; 25 great grandchildren Zeke, Braydin, Ronnie, Kaylee, Savanna, Steven, Desmond, Tristan, Kayden, Brianna, Austin, Ethan, Skylar, Jace, Harry, Rob, Isaac, Kirsten, Lexie, Trinity, Bryce, Brendan, Bryce, Rob and Brennen; along with a host of extended family and friends.

A Private family memorial service will be held at a later date with Pastor Willard Metz officiating. Her earthly resting place is in Kirby Flats Cemetery.

Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood is in charge of arrangements.

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Kirby Flats Cemetery Final Resting Place

rt 5
Ashland, KY 41101

rt 5 Ashland 41101 KY
United States

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