Michael Logue Obituary, Death – Michael Eugene “Gene” Logue, 77 years old, passed away on May 20, 2016, at the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. He was from Little Hocking, Ohio. He was the son of Joseph Patrick and Wilma Virginia Ater Logue, both of whom had passed away prior to his birth on January 2, 1939 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Michael graduated from Belpre High School in 1956 and then attended Ohio University until he was called to service in the Army in Fort Dix, New Jersey from 1961 to 1963 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Michael served at Fort Dix at this time.
He had the rank of E4 Specialist and had received the sharp shooter’s medal for his efforts. After 33 years of service to DuPont, he took the opportunity to retire. Additionally, he had worked with Birdwell in the oil fields in the past. He had previously been a member of the VFW Post #1212 and was a member of the American Legion Post #15 at one point in his life. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus Lodge #594 in Parkersburg in addition to being a lifelong member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Parkersburg. At Little Hocking, he had coached both little league baseball and baseball for younger players.
He was a former participant in the activities held by the Little Hocking Jaycees. He was happiest when he was with his grandchildren and when he was playing cards, horse shoes, bowling, karaoke, crossword puzzles, reading, or playing the harmonica. He also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. Surviving members of his family include his wife of 51 years, Margaret Virginia Little Logue, two daughters, Stephanie Logue (James) Phelps Jr. and Lori A. Logue (Shannon) Miller, both of Little Hocking, Ohio, and Elizabeth and Michael Phelps, both of Reedsville, Ohio, and two grandkids.
Two brothers, Joseph Patrick (Jackie) Logue Jr. of Crown Point, Indiana, and Todd A. (Jamie) Logue of Follansbee, West Virginia, are also still alive and have been identified. His mother and father, as well as his brother Stephen Logue and his sister Sharon Logue Anderson, all passed away before he did. On Wednesday, at eleven in the morning, funeral services will be place at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Father David Huffman serving as the celebrant. On Tuesday, family and friends are welcome to call at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Belpre from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with a prayer vigil beginning at 7:30 PM.
Following the funeral, the body will be transferred to St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Little Hocking, Ohio, where it will be laid to rest with honors accorded by Post #15 of the American Legion. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Chris Miller, Dr. Mirzot Hamirani, Dr. Richard Watson, and the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department for the excellent care that their loved one received from each of these individuals.