Longtime Delta County resident Bobby J. Ogden died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at Paonia Care Center. He was 77.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, with Rev. Veronica Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Mesa View Cemetery.
Mr. Ogden was born in Fort Sumner, N.M., Sept. 10, 1938, to Horace and Florence (Williamson) Ogden. He attended school in Delta and graduated from Delta High School in 1957.
On Oct. 1, 1962, he married Carolyn MacPetrie in Port Angeles, Wash.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Delta, Thunder Mountain Wheelers and Rocky Mountain NRA. He enjoyed hunting and archery.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn Ogden of Delta; a daughter, Jean Mac-
Petrie Ogden of Eckert; a brother, Billy Ray (Joyce) Ogden of Cory; and two sisters, Lula (Sam) Lippard of Delta and Lola Sampson of Grand Junction.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
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