Albert C. Ogden July 18, 1917 ~ Jan. 9, 2013
January 02, 2013, 9:05 am by Staff Reports
He was born July 18, 1917 in Passaic, N.J., to James Sherman Ogden and Helen Case Ogden. He has resided in Horseshoe Bay since 1985.
Ogden served as a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. He worked in the Photo Tech Lab and served in Eastern Mandates and Air Offensives in Japan. He received the WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He began working for the NCR Corporation in Los Angeles shortly after his military service. He became a Branch Manager in Abilene in 1957. In 1962, he became a Sales Instructor in Dayton, Ohio, at the NCR Corporate Headquarters. In 1963, Ogden moved to Santa Barbara, Califa., to become the Branch Manager. In 1966, He was promoted to NCR Regional Manager in Dallas, and in 1967 became the Houston Branch Manager.
In 1969, He was promoted to District Vice-President in Houston. In 1972, he moved to St. Louis, Mo., as the Branch Manager. In 1973, He moved back to Dallas and was named Southwest Regional Vice President. He directed all sales in eastern and southern Texas and Louisiana, and supervised approximately 800 employees throughout the region.
Ogden had a long wonderful life and was blessed to have two loves. His first wife, Mary, passed away in 1967, and his second wife, Jane, passed away in 2007.
He dearly loved all his family and friends. He spent his final years at Gateway Gardens in Marble Falls sharing many great days with "his gals” there as "Cowboy Al.”
He loved all the staff and his friends who also lived at Gateway Gardens, and each person there helped him to enjoy life to the fullest until he went home to be with the Lord.
He is survived by children William "Bill” Anson Worley and wife Jeanne, James Morse Ogden and wife Nancy, Martha Ogden Bostrom and husband Richard, and Carol Ogden Hager and husband Ralph J. Hager, II; grandchildren Andrea Worley Straka and husband James, William O. Worley and spouse Gerri, David Todd Worley and wife Paige, James Scott Ogden, William Christopher
Ogden, Mary Jane Ogden Winkenhofer and spouse Brian, Richard David Bostrom, II, Ashley Bostrom Lindbert and husband Michael, Brooke Hager Davis and husband John, Sarah Hager Trenary and husband Kyle, Ralph J. Hager, III, and wife Amanda, and Mary Ogden Hager; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Johnson Morse, second wife Olivia Jane Worley, and grandson Ron Marshall Worley.
A graveside service with military honors and interment was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or any charity or organization of your choice. Condolences to the family may be made to www.clementswilcoxfunerahome.com. Arrangements made by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls.
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