WARREN — James David Vogt, 90, of Warren, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Shepherd of the Valley in Girard.
James was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Ellwood City, Pa., a son of the late William and Larue Vogt.
He was a 1950 graduate of Lincoln High School and continued his education, receiving his bachelor’s degree at Westminster College, Pennsylvania.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War.
He worked at General Motors, before retiring in 1994.
He was a longtime active member of First Baptist Church in Warren and then a member of Howland Community Church.
He loved to play bridge at the Howland senior center, was a treasurer for local Habitat for Humanity, a committeeman for the Republican precinct for many years, volunteer tax preparer for AARP and was active in local amateur theater.
He was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan. A favorite activity was attending games with his kids and his nieces and nephews.
James will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Harriet Vogt, whom he married July 3, 1959; children, Nancy (Allan) Hesters and Richard (Dee Dee) Vogt and son-in-law, George Belek; and grandchildren, Theodore Belek, Richie Belek, Sarah Vogt and David Vogt.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Betsy Belek; his brother, William L. Vogt; and his nephew, Tom Vogt.
Family and friends may visit from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Lane Family Funeral Homes Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive NE, Warren, where funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Slippery Rock Church Cemetery in Ellwood City, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Neighborhood Ministries, 75 Jackson Drive, Campbell or Hospice of the Valley, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 19, Warren.
Family and friends may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com.