He was born in Center Point, Nov. 2, 1925, to Albert and Alma (Hofmann) Ogborn. He graduated from Bowling Green High School. In 1955, he joined the United States Army and served his country until being honorably discharged in November 1956.
On Sept. 29, 1973, he married Glenna Muncie.
Sam was a lifelong farmer in the Center Point area. He was a member of the Brazil First Church of the Nazarene. In his free time, he enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Alma Ogborn, brother Charles W. Ogborn, sister Lucy Mosteller, sisters-in-law Esther Ogborn and Mary N. Clark, and brother-in-law Wayne Muncie.
Survivors include his wife Glenna, brothers Clarence Ogborn, Minneapolis, Minn., Ben Ogborn and wife Doris, Brazil, John Ogborn and wife Norma, Danville, Ind., Clyde Ogborn and wife Eileen, Center Point, sister Grace Truitt and husband Ken, Robinson, Ill., brothers-in-law Ray Mosteller, Albuquerque, N.M., Virgil Muncie and wife Catherine, Brazil, Bill Clark, Harmony, sisters-in-law Marcella Loveall and husband Bill, Carbon, and Alice Muncie, Williamsburg, Ind., as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services for Mr. Ogborn will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at 10 a.m., with Pastors Gary Bechtel and George Hewitt officiating. Burial will follow at Kaelber Cemetery with military services to take place by the members of the American Legion Post No. 2, Veterans of Foreign War Post No. 1127 and Unit ed States Army.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 4-8 p.m., and again Monday from 7:30 a.m., until time of services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brazil First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.