Albert Case Ogden, 95 of Horseshoe Bay, Texas passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013. He was born July 18, 1917 in Passaic, New Jersey to James Sherman Ogden and Helen Case Ogden. He has resided in Horseshoe Bay since 1985.
Al served as a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. He worked in the Photo Tech Lab and served in Eastern Mandates and Air Offensives in Japan. He received the WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. Al was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Al began working for the NCR Corporation shortly after his military service to our great country during World War II. His career with NCR began in Los Angeles. He became a Branch Manager in Abilene in 1957. In 1962, he became a Sales Instructor in Dayton, Ohio, at the NCR Corporate Headquarters. In 1963, Al moved to Santa Barbara, California to become the Branch Manager. In 1966, Al was promoted to NCR Regional Manager in Dallas, and in 1967 became the Houston Branch Manager. In 1969, Al was promoted to District Vice President in Houston. In 1972 he moved to St. Louis, Missouri as the Branch Manager. In 1973, Al moved back to Dallas and was named Southwest Regional Vice President. He directed all sales in eastern and southern Texas and Louisiana and supervised approximately 800 employees throughout the region.
Al had a long wonderful life and was blessed to have two loves, his first wife, Mary, who passed away in 1967, and his second wife Jane, who passed away in 2007. He dearly loved all his family and friends. Al spent his final years at Gateway Gardens in Marble Falls sharing many great days with “his gals” there as “Cowboy Al”. He loved all the staff and his friends who also lived at Gateway Gardens, and each person there helped Al to enjoy life to the fullest until he went home to be with the Lord.
Al is survived by children William (Bill) Anson Worley and wife Jeanne, James Morse Ogden and wife Nancy, Martha Ogden Bostrom and husband Richard, and Carol Ogden Hager and husband Ralph J. Hager, II. Grandchildren include Andrea Worley Straka and spouse James, William O. Worley and spouse Gerri, and David Todd Worley and spouse Paige, James Scott Ogden, William Christopher Ogden, and Mary Jane Ogden Winkenhofer and spouse Brian, Richard David Bostrom, II, Ashley Bostrom Lindbert and spouse Michael, Brooke Hager Davis and spouse John, Sarah Hager Trenary and spouse Kyle, Ralph J. Hager, III, and spouse Amanda and Mary Ogden Hager. Al is also survived by 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Johnson Morse and Olivia Jane Worley and grandson Ron Marshall Worley.
A graveside service with military honors and interment was held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January, 13, 2013 at the Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or any charity or organization of your choice.