R. A. Ogburn was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Paden and departed this life Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, in Prague at the age of 94.


R. A. Ogburn was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Paden and departed this life Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, in Prague at the age of 94.
R.A., the son of Thomas Allen and Minnie Luna Belle (Harper) Ogburn, was a life-long resident of Prague and Paden area.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II where he saw service in African-European-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations.
R.A. married Geneva Violet Smith on Oct. 8, 1945, in Lawton.
He was a farmer and retired from the Prague Schools following 32 years as a bus driver.
He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and the American Legion.
R.A. loved to play dominoes and watch OU Football.
His parents, five brothers and three sisters preceded R.A. in death.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Geneva Ogburn of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Glen Ray and Regina Ogburn of Sand Springs; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Merle Zunigha of Glendale, Ariz.; five grandchildren; six great-granchildren; and brothers, Herman Ogburn of Modesto, Calif., and Tom Ogburn, Jr. of Sand Springs.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Assembly of God Church in Prague with Rev. Kevin Wehrli officiating. Interment will follow at the Prague Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.
A guestbook is available to share your memories online. Please visit www.ParksBrothers.net.