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In Memory of

Kermit T. Ogden

April 25, 1930 - April 3, 2017

Obituary


Kermit Talmage Ogden, 86, of Madison Heights passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret G. Ogden.

Born in Amherst, April 25, 1930, he was the son of the late Oscar Littleton Ogden and Lucy B. Mays Ogden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Rayburn Ogden, Tony Ogden and Loyd Ogden.

Kermit was retired from Service American Vending Co. after 57 years of service and was a longtime member of Amelon...

Kermit Talmage Ogden, 86, of Madison Heights passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret G. Ogden.

Born in Amherst, April 25, 1930, he was the son of the late Oscar Littleton Ogden and Lucy B. Mays Ogden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Rayburn Ogden, Tony Ogden and Loyd Ogden.

Kermit was retired from Service American Vending Co. after 57 years of service and was a longtime member of Amelon United Methodist Church. He proudly served his country in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He an avid rabbit hunter and fisherman and he loved Bluegrass music but his greatest pride was his family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His grandchildren were very special to him and he was affectionately named "Paw Honey".

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Lisa O. Barber and her husband Bryan of Madison Heights; two grandchildren, Crystal B. Michaelson and her husband Ryan and Logan T. Barber and one sister, Janice A. Coley of Amherst.
A service celebrating his life will be conducted at 2:00p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Amelon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Erbin officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 16.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Whitten Moelison Chapel.

The family would like to gratefully acknowledge Centra Hospice, the Adult Care Center of Lynchburg and the Veterans Administration for the care and services they provided.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Amelon United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 739, Madison Heights, VA 24572.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the Ogden family. To send condolences online, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.