Bobby Allen Vogt, 78, of Perkins, Okla., passed away on Dec. 13, 2012, in Oklahoma City at the Veterans Hospital surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held on Dec. 16th at Strode Funeral Home from 3pm to 5pm in Stillwater, Okla., Graveside services will be held on Monday, Dec. 17th at 1 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Born on Jan. 24, 1934, in Yale to Willie L and Edna Mae (Reddout) Vogt, Bob was raised in the Cushing and Ingalls area. A member of the Oklahoma National Guard 45th Engineers, his company was activated during the Korean War. He served in Germany and was honorably discharged. Bob married Ina Mae Taylor on June 11, 1967 in Cushing, Okla. Bob owned and operated the B&I Tree Service until his retirement in 1988 and was a founding member of the Perkins Civil Defense. He was a cherished member of the Cimarron City Church of Christ.
Bob is survived by his wife of the home and five children: Don Vogt and his wife Terri of Stillwater, Okla., William (Bill) J. Vogt and his wife Kim of London, Ark., Carla Vogt-Myhaver and her husband Kevin of Oklahoma City, Okla., John Vogt and his wife Patty, of Blackwell, Okla., and Vickie Leann (Vogt) Crouch and her husband Donnie of Perkins, Okla. He has 14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. He is also survived by one brother, Wayne Vogt, of Andrews, Texas and many nieces and nephews.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or go to woundedwarriorproject.org.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.