American Veteran 02

Richard Edward Fogle

1927 ~ 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Richard Edward Fogle, 92, of Cordova passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, 165 Blewer Road in Cordova.  Rev. Brian Self will be officiating.

Mr. Richard was born on December 19, 1927 in Cope, S.C.  He was the son of the late Frank Fogle and the late Pansy Jamison Fogle.  He served his country in the United States Navy where he received the WWII Victory Medal as well as the Good Conduct Medal.  He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and a charter member of the Cordova Volunteer Fire Department where he served as the Former Fire Chief.  Mr. Richard was also a member of the Lions Club and Woodmen of the World.  He was a former Cordova Town Councilman.  He retired from Southland Life/Life of Georgia insurance agency.  He was a long-time employee of Pooser’s Service Center in Orangeburg.  Mr. Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Fogle as well as eight siblings.

Survivors include his son, Gordon (Martha) Fogle of Cope; daughters, Janet (David) Reid of West Columbia, Judy (Keith) Grant of Lake Junaluska, N.C.; grandchildren, Dustin Fogle, Steve Fogle, Tracy Reid, Rachel Reid, Jackson Grant; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Melvin (Jimmie) Fogle of Cope and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church at 3144 Cordova Rd, Cordova, SC 29039.

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