Benjamin Hunter Ogburn III (Benny) went home to be with the Lord on
November 5, 2020. Born in Lawrenceville, VA on September 8, 1942.
Benny lived in Troutville,VA for over 50 years. He is survived by his loving
wife of 40 years, Barbara Kay Ogburn; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah
Kay & Richard Grosskopf, Davidson, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Donnie
& Louise Ogburn, Chesapeake, VA; cousin, John Jordan (Peggy),
Staunton, VA; grandsons, Jackson, Cole and Joshua Grosskopf.
Benny worked for Norfolk & Southern Railway in Roanoke, VA for over 30
years as an accounting clerk. He took great pride in his accuracy. He
retired in 2002.
Benny was an active member of the American Kennel Club and had a love
and extensive knowledge of Alaskan Malamutes. He participated in many
dog shows as a dog owner and as a judge. He could talk to anyone about
dogs for hours and loved every minute of it. He also enjoyed his recent cat
companions, Kallie and Keokee.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 10 at
Oakwood Cemetery in Lawrenceville, VA.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the World Wildlife Fund in his
Services by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.