Paul Curtis Vogel Jr., 64, Brazil, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born Sept. 1, 1947, in Clay County, as the son of Paul C. and Betty Urbain Vogel Sr.
He served in the United States Army until his honorable discharge.
He worked as a truck driver for 35 years. He attended Carbon Church of the Nazarene.
He was a member of V.F.W. Post 1127 and American Legion Post No. 2, and enjoyed Karaoke singing and bluegrass music.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Roy and Viola Urbain, parents Paul C. and Betty Jane Urbain Vogel Sr., brother Bill Vogel, sister Patricia Lawrence, and grandson Billy Ray Head.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Lynn Silvers Vogel, sons Robert, Paul III, Paul Christopher, Troy, and Bradley Vogel, daughters Loretta and Becky Vogel, brother Jim Vogel, sister Bev Hoffman, 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and other extended family members.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home, with burial to follow at Bridgeton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children's Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46204-3509.
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