Charles Leroy Ogan, 94, rural Wabash, died at 3 a.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018, at his home. He was born Nov. 5, 1923, in Wabash County, to Warren and Lora Winona Belle (Lawson) Ogan.
Charles Ogan retired in 1985 from the Indiana State Highway Department after 15 years and also worked at General Tire several years. Gardening was his life. He enjoyed raising and selling his own vegetables at his roadside stand. He also enjoyed woodworking. He built a home, including crafting bird’s eye maple cabinetry, but chose to sell it, and never lived in it.
He is survived by two sisters, Louise Friermood and Vivian Proffitt, and his sister-in-law, Nancy Ogan, all of Wabash, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and four sisters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.