Gregory F. Bogard

Gregory F. Bogard, 62, passed away on March 20, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Campus, Parkersburg.

He was born Nov. 15, 1951, in Parkersburg, a son to the late Ernest L. Bogard and Vivian Bogard.

Gregory was a member of Lubeck Church of Christ. He was the owner of Greg Bogard Photography and a teacher at Blennerhassett Junior High School, Union Educational Complex and Geary School. He was also the former president of the West Virginia Professional Photographers Association, a life member of the NRA (National Rifle Association) and a Hunter Safety Instructor. Gregory loved his band, chorus and general music students. He considered them as “his kids.”

He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Sadler) Bogard; a son, Matthew C. (Zori) Bogard; and daughter, Lisa E. (Lee) Bogard Moore. Also, Gregory leaves behind three grandsons, Lucas, Nathan and Caleb Moore, whom were his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday with burial to follow at Hundred, W.Va. Dave Newberry and Steve Fuchs will be officiating over the services.

Memorial donations may be made to Ohio Valley University in Gregory’s memory because Christian education meant so much to him.

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