This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: Contribution Surnames: Classification: obituary Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.brogan/680/mb.ashx Message Board Post: CROOKSVILLE: John Willard Brogan Sr., 95, formerly of Rutland, OHIO, passed away on June 23, 2013, at his grandson's home in Crooksville, OHIO. (Perry County) He was born on December 19, 1917 in Loundendale, West Virginia, son of the late Chester and Anna Laura Rife Brogan. John moved his family to Rutland, OHIO (MEIGS COUNTY) in 1953. John joined the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) as a young man and worked his way out to the western USA. He retired after 34 years of employment from Foote Mineral, New Haven, WV, where he worked as a welder. He attended Bear Run Baptist Church, New Lexington, OH. John is survived by sons: Donald (Eileen) King, Oceanside CA, John Brogan Jr. (Patty Clark), Rutland, OH, Lawrence (Diane) Brogan, Gettysburg, PA, Stephen Brogan, Springville, OH, Mark (Barbara) Brogan, Loudon, NH; daughters: Joan (Frank) Goff, St Albans, WV, Judith Collier, Columbus, OH, Joyce Rowe, Columbus, OH. He had 26 grandchildren which include Garry (Nellie) Haley of Crooksville, OH with whom he lived for the last 4 œ years, Larry Haley of Corning, OH, Sherrie (Skip) Johnson of Zanesville, OH, and Ruth Haley of Crooksville, OH; 47 great grandchildren, 12 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and other family and friends. John was preceded in death by his children, James Brogan, Joseph Brogan, Jerry Brogan, Linda Sue Dodgin, Barry Brogan, an infant son, and by several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 12:00pm at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home, Pomeroy, Ohio, with Rev. Jim Smith and Pastor Roger Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Rocksprings Cemetery. Visiting hours will be from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the funeral home on Thursday. A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com. Kanawha Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board.