TROY - Samuel R. Bogard, 72, of Troy, passed away 7:15 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 10, 1940, in Dayton, to the late Milburn and Crystal (Day) Bogard. He was married to Mary Langston in 1984, and she survives.
Samuel also is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Valerie Bogard of Columbus, Ga., David Bogard of Tennessee, Darryl and Patricia Bogard of Crossville, Tenn., Jeffrey and Debbie Bogard of Cookeville, Tenn., Carey and Barbara Bogard of Sahuarita, Ariz.; three daughters, June Bogard of Troy, Karen Dulworth of Cookeville, Tenn. and Crystal Bogard of Dayton; two sisters, Arminta Stewart, Rebecca Knowles of Sycamore; one brother, Kenneth Bogard of Washington Court House; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by three brothers, Dallas Boggs, David Bogard and Jackie Bogard; and one sister, Evelyn Stewart.
Samuel was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and he retired in 2004, from working as a tool and die maker from Harris Thomas Drop Forge in Dayton.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy with the Rev. Ed Ellis officiating. Visitation for friends and family will be from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home on Thursday prior to the service. An honor guard service by the Veterans Memorial Honor Guard of Troy will follow the funeral service. Contributions may be given in his memory to the Samuel Bogard Memorial Fund in care of Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com