Richard “Dicky” Hoagland, age 71, of Tuscaloosa, passed away Thursday, December 8th at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12th at Circlewood Baptist Church with Dr. Herb Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Dicky was preceded in death by his father, Richard C. Hoagland; mother, Nell L. Hoagland and sister, Janie Logan. Survivors include his wife Peggy Cook Hoagland; daughters, Tonya Drane (Dub); Carol Pearson (Anthony); sons, Trey Conley; Ricky Wharton (Toni); special son Charles Phillips (Sherry); sisters, Carol Waldrop (Johnny); Betty Maness; brother, David Hoagland; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and special aunt, Beulah Phillips. Dicky loved his family, friends, hunting and fishing. He also loved the hunting camp and it will never be the same. He was a proud member of the Tuscaloosa Elks Lodge 393 for over twenty years. Dicky worked as an electrician his entire life. Everyone that new him, knew he was the “Straw Boss”. Dicky will be missed by so many that knew and loved him. We know he is no longer in pain and has encountered the greatest love of all, Jesus. Pallbearers will be Barton Drane, Hunter Drane, Charles Phillips, Mark Cook, Leo Minor, R.D. Dailey, Mike Copenhaver, and Chad Stokes. Honorary Pallbearers are family and friends of the hunting camp, Margaret and Riley Brown, Bill and Rose Archie, Renee and George Robertson, staff of Robertson’s BBQ and his coffee buddies, members of Tuscaloosa Elks Lodge 393, Dunkin’s Pharmacy, Hospice of West Alabama, Dr. John Miller, Dr. William Hill and Greg Hammrock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of West Alabama.