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James Daniel Ogden

James Daniel Ogden, 80, of Murphy, N.C., passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

“Danny” was a long time resident of Lutz, Fla., then retired to Murphy, where he has resided since 2003. He was a sheet metal journeyman by trade for 35 years, a master auto mechanic and was also a former member of the United States Coast Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marilyn Ogden; daughter Lorie Shepherd and husband Darren of N.C.; son, Lon Ogden and wife Betty of Fla.; grandchildren, Dakota Gabrielle Shepherd, Genesis Villorente and husband Kleizer, Denise Ogden, and Zachary Ogden.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Shepard of the Mountains Church at 4 p.m.

You may send tributes to the Odgen family at:

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997