August 24, 2003
Services: Have been held.
Mr. John Lewis Bogey, 75, of Melrose, a retired civil service mechanic, died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born on May 22, 1928, in Shaddock, Okla., to Howard and Melva Bogey. He was a longtime resident of Curry County. He married Oleta Hanks on Aug. 25, 1975, in Melrose. He worked as a mechanic for civil service at Cannon Air Force Base for 30 years, retiring in 1988. He also did maintenance for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway for 12 years. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and helping friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister and one stepson.
Survivors include his wife, Oleta, of the home in Melrose; three daughters, Patricia Wilson and Elsie Smith, both of Melrose, and Marilyn (and husband Sonny) McCoy of Portales; one brother, Emory Bogey of Bellflower, Calif.; two granddaughters, Danyell Wilson and Kimberlee Smith, both of Melrose; one grandson, Jonathan (and wife Carol) Wilson of Amarillo; two great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Larry Franklin of Plainview, Texas.
Durward Wofford and Danny Sanders will officiate the services.
Burial will follow at Melrose Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ray Hester, Steve Scott, Carl Lightle, Johnny Beevers, Jerry Jacobs and Deon Dodd.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Jamie Felberg, Darrell Mitchell, Gordon Morris, Doyle Christesson and Chuck Wood.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.