Ron Bogear – A Life of Servanthood

RonBogearRon Bogear was an outstanding member of the Indiana Wesleyan community, constantly serving those around him with a joyful, diligent heart. Originally from Huntington, Bogear and his wife, Lois, served Grant County in many ways.

Bogear was a member of Main Street Wesleyan Church for 65 years. Elvin Weinmann said, “Ron worked at Wesley Press for over 35 years, and he really considered that his ministry. He was a very conscientious and giving individual. He cared about people and would give anything for anybody. He was a Christ-like example and a testimony to everyone.”

Bogear was a key part in the Indiana Wesleyan Alumni Center, also. Rick Carder said, “Ron was a very important part of the IWU Alumni Association as a significant volunteer. For many years, the Alumni Association has provided Care Packs (formerly called Survival Kits) for students, and Ron was always counted on for managing the process.” Krista Brown, who worked closely with the care packs, said, “He cared about the students. He wanted them to receive the care packs and to feel important. He worked very hard every year and was always very grateful to be there.”

Funeral Services celebrating the life of Ron Bogear will be at 12:00 PM today with the family receiving guests for visitation from 10:00 AM – NOON at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services Fairmount Chapel today. Memorials can be made to Main Street Wesleyan Church in Jonesboro, Indiana or the Hephzibah Children’s Home, Macon, Georgia.

Please join us in remembering our friend and Christ-like example, Ron Bogear.

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