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I am saddrned to hear of Hugh's passing. We were friends at the city golf course. He was a funny nan. Also, very kind. God Bless!
Hugh F. Angert
Hugh F Angert, 78, of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away peacefully at home on October 16, 2023.
Born on January 22, 1945, in Columbus, Ohio to the late Peggy (Foster) and Paul Angert. He grew up in Wooster, Ohio and graduated from Wooster High School in 1963. Hugh went on to attend the College of Wooster where he received his bachelor’s degree in history and political Science in 1967. There he was on the Golf team and part of the Sixth Section. He went on to establish a successful career in Organizational Development and Leadership Effectiveness.
Hugh’s military service was marked by bravery and dedication. He entered the Army to serve his country in June of 1967. While active military service he was a Helicopter Pilot in the 1st Cavalry Division Air Mobile and Assault Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam. Hugh was recognized for his exceptional service with the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal for Valor, Air Medal for 42 Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Army Accommodation Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm. State side he rose to be a Major in the Reserves and was an Organizational Effectiveness Staff Officer.
Hugh met Sue who became the love of his life in 1977 and they were married in 1979. He called her his sweet Sue and cherished her until she passed in 2019. Sue and Hugh moved to Fernandina Beach, Florida in 2013 where he continued his lifelong love of golf as an active member of several golf clubs.
He leaves behind his children James Mock of Gainesville, Florida, and Laura (Alex) Thompson of Kennebunk, Maine; sibling Janie Heck (Jim); Grandchildren Abigail Doherty, Benjamin Mock, Lillian Doherty, Katherine Mock; Paul Thompson, Owen Thompson; niece Amy Guear (Todd) and nephew J.J. Rodeheffer (Athena). He is preceded by his wife Eleanor (Brewton) Angert, his parents Peggy Foster and Paul Angert and niece April Burbach.
Funeral Services will be at 3:00 PM on Saturday October 21, 2023, in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors.
The Family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 pm at the funeral home.
He will be laid to rest in Bosque Bellow Cemetery next to his beloved late wife Sue.