Thomas Elroy Ogle, 86, of Pulaski, was called home by the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 after a long illness. He was born July 18, 1927 in Wythe County and was the son of the late Marvin and Maggie Dean Ogle. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Cecil and Bobby Ogle and by three sisters, Maliada Ogle, Aileen Darnall, and Josephine Atkinson. Elroy served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from Sears, Inc., which was at the time located in Pulaski.
Surviving are his loving wife of 63 years, Bea Kemp Ogle of Pulaski; sisters, Lorraine Eure of High Point, N.C., Opaleen Powers and husband, Allen, of Pulaski, and Wanda Riggins and husband, J.B., of Pulaski; brother, Garry Dean Ogle of Max Meadows; Sister-in-law, Gardelia Ogle of Max Meadows; special nephew, Ricky Riggins of Dublin and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many devoted friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. from the Pulaski Church of God – Refreshing Center with the Rev. Jerry Collins, the Rev. Perry Stone and the Rev. David Jarvis officiating. Burial will follow in the Ogle Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Refreshing Center where the family will receive friends from 11-1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pulaski Church of God – Refreshing Center, 1621 Bob White Blvd., Pulaski, VA 24301.
The Ogle family is being served by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.