Larry W. Vogt, 59, died Saturday at his home in Enfield, N.H.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Jan. 6, 1949, a son of the late William and Doris (Schultz) Vogt.
He grew up in the Butler-Chicora area and graduated from Butler High School in 1966.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school and served a 22-year enlistment, retiring in 1992. He served on nuclear submarines and taught at the Naval School in Groton, Conn. During his 22-year career with the Navy, he received several citations, including the Navy Expeditionary Medal, Strategic Deterrent Patrol Pin with one Silver Star and four Gold Stars, Navy Achievement Medal with one Gold Star, Meritorious Unit Commendation, several Letters of Commendation and more than five Good Conduct Medals.
He was an honor student at Westminster College in New Wilmington.
Larry married Cynthia Stillwagon Sept. 25, 2004. They made their home in Grove City until moving to Enfield two years ago.
He celebrated 28 years of sobriety and was a proud member of AA.
He loved woodworking, remodeling, motorcycling and cooking.
Larry is survived by his wife Cindy of Enfield, N.H.; a daughter, Stacey Reyes and her husband, James, of Seattle, Wash.; a son, Chad Vogt of San Diego, Calif.; two grandchildren; a sister, Kathy Madden and her husband, Larry, of Butler; a brother, Dr. Danny Vogt and his wife, Dr. Margie Vogt, of Delaware, Ohio; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
VOGT - Memorial services for Larry W. Vogt, who died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 120 Sunset Drive, Butler.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053.
Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield, N.H., assisted the family with arrangements.
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Published in Butler Eagle on Nov. 11, 2008.