James Allen Ogden
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GAMBIER: James Allen Ogden, 69, died Monday August 8, 2011 at his residence.
He was born July 10, 1942 in Wayne County to Walter L. and Ruth C. (Hartman) Ogden. On February 21, 1970, he was married to Georgianna McFadden.
He was a retired dairy farmer, and enjoyed taking care of his cattle. He also enjoyed antique tractors, trains, and watching sports.
Jim was a life-long member of the Farm Bureau, and was a member of the Dairy Farmers of America, the Ohio and National Holstein Association, the Dairy Service Unit Board of Wayne and Knox counties, and the Nellie United Methodist Church. He was also a former 4H advisor, and member of the Warsaw United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Georgianna Ogden of Gambier; son, Kenneth Ogden of Alpharetta, Georgia, son, Richard (Lisa) Ogden of Grand Rapids, Michigan, daughter, Elizabeth Ogden of Cumming, GA, son, Matthew Ogden of Gambier; brother, Dwight (Nancy) Ogden of Wooster; sister, Eleanor Cochran of Monroe; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Jane Wachtel.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Rev. Monica Huntsman will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier. Calling hours will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Red Cross, Knox County Chapter, 300 N. Mulberry St., Mount Vernon, 43050. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Published in the Advocate on Aug. 10, 2011