Rufus Ogilvie Jr., of Sahuarita, went peacefully into the presence of The Lord on Dec. 19, 2012. He was at home with his daughters Heather and Sue.

Rufus was born in Ventura, CA on June 3,1926. He served in the Army and graduated from University of Nevada, Reno in 1952, after he had married Jane, the love of his life. He worked as an electrical engineer throughout California and retired to Green Valley, AZ with Jane in 1988. They lived in Canoa Estates II and were part of many neighborhood and social clubs. Rufus was a member of the Green Valley Masonic Lodge #71, Green Valley Rotary and Sahuarita 1st Assembly of God. In May of 2012, he moved to Sahuarita to live with his daughter and son-in-law, Heather & Dave Myers.

He was preceded in death by his wife Jane (PEO). He is survived by his children Heather (Dave) Myers, Sue (Ray) Martinez & Rufus M. Ogilvie. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at Sahuarita 1st Assembly of God, 18180 La Caada Drive, Sahuarita, AZ 85629. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Rufus' memory to Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).

Published in Green Valley News & Sun on Jan. 6, 2013