Sam Ogle

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Sam E. Ogle passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6 to 8 PM Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 75 years on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 1 PM at Trinity Church Chapel. 

Sam was born on December 19, 1942 to Sam and Vera (Cox) Ogle in Knoxville, TN. His family moved to Lubbock in 1944. He graduated from Monterey High School in 1961. He was a journeyman electrician member with IBEW Local 850. Sam became a Master electrician in 1978 and was a member of NECA. He was the owner of Bingham Electric until he retired. He and Donna married in 1974 and raised 7 children together. He loved the Lord and his family meant everything to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ruth Millman; and two brothers, Richard and William Ogle.

Sam is survived by his loving wife, Donna; children, Travis Ogle and wife, Cathy of Albuquerque, NM; LeighAnn Ogle Lindsey and Luis Medina of Austin; Teresa Ogle Odorizzi and husband, Scott of Lubbock; LaDonna Marks Gentz and husband, Randy of Las Vegas, NV; Don Marks and wife, Kristi of Amarillo; Heather Marks Womack and husband, Scott; and Tiffany Fry and husband, Allen all of Lubbock; eighteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Janie Ogle Estes and husband, Tom of Castle Rock, CO; along with numerous close cousins.

We would like to thank all the staff of Hospice of the South Plains especially Eloise, Mackie and Tammy for their love and care of Sam.


Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the South Plains, 4413 82nd Street Suite 135, Lubbock, Texas 79424.


18 thoughts on “Sam Ogle”

  1. John & Edda Paduch

    Just heard about your loss! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!

  2. Donna, praying for you and your family, at this sad time. May your love for your spouse and your faith in God sustain you. Sincere condolences, my friend.

  3. Sam and I and a group of guys in west LUBBOCK grew up together. All were good friends .Sam will be missed.Sam “s family will be in our prayers

  4. Donna. it will be a great reunion some day when I get to meet Sam in Heaven. I have so many fond memmories of Sam , his family and you . From riding the city bus to downtown Lubbock on Saturday’s just to ride the escalators and enjoy the refridgerated airconditioning in Hemphill-Wells, having free-for-alls during recess at Lou Stubbs, and getting his and your hugs at Highland Baptist. I would love to see you and be at his service but will not be able to attend. For God so loved and so do I.
    I know Sam is proud of the Tech basketball team this year.

  5. So sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. Sam was my cousin and we had some great times when he visited in Knoxville. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God comfort you.

  6. Ed and Linda Cornelsen

    Donna, so sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. I don’t think I ever saw him with a frown on his face. You are in our prayers.

  7. Sweet sweet Sam, we had many many long conversations at Tom & Bingo’s! He never met a stranger.
    My heart aches for your loss. I know he is happy in his new healthy heavenly body. All my love to Donna, Travis, Heather , Teresa, LaDonna & all the entire family. I will always cherish mine & Dwayne’s Sam Memories. I hope Dwayne takes him on his first heavenly fishing trip!
    You are in my prayers. ????♥️????

  8. So sorry for your loss. Loved Sam!! He was sweet, kind and very funny. Made you feel great to be around Sam. Prayers for all the family. Love, Patsy and Lynn

  9. Sam was a really good man. He never met a stranger. I never met anyone whom could go to the Lord in prayer like Sam. A true disciple.

  10. Sue Evans McBeth

    Donna, my dear friend, I never had the privilege of meeting your Sam, but I know he must have been wonderful if you loved him. My thoughts and prayers are for you and your families loss. I love you!

  11. I hope God will always be with you during this time. When my wife passed away Sam was like a magnet to my side for weeks. Talking to me and helping me through the problems that arise when you lose someone special. He ministered to me and we read the scriptures together. If it had not been for God and friends like Sam. I would have not made it through it. Thank you Sammy for always being there for me. David Clark

  12. Sweet Donna, so sorry to hear of Sam’s passing, I know he is at peace now, but I also know how very much you and your beautiful family will miss him, your in our thoughts and prayers, sending love and prayers

  13. Vivian wheeler yerton

    Im so very sorry for your loss. I know momma Ruth is waiting at the gates of heaven to welcome him home. Blessed ate those who grieve for they will be comforted. Love one another lean on each other to complete this journey.
    Prays love and support from

  14. Sam was a good friend for 50 years. I didn’t get to see him as much I would have liked to in later years. Good Man ,,God bless the family.

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