Aug. 10, 1950 - Nov. 2, 2016
Edward Leon Vogt Jr., a longtime Cushing resident, died Nov. 2, 2016 at his home. He was 66.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
Edward was born Aug. 10, 1950 in Stillwater to Evelyn Jones and Edward Leon Vogt. He was raised and attended school in Cushing.
After high school, Edward joined the U.S. Navy and served his country during the Vietnam War. He returned to Oklahoma, where he started work in oil field.
On Feb. 10, 1980 in South Haven, Kansas, Edward married Cynthia. They had three children.
Edward was a passionate man. He put his heart, mind, and soul into everything he did. He was an avid woodworker. He was self-taught, and studied everything there is to know about woodworking.
All the furniture in his house was designed and constructed with his own two hands. His others hobbies included reading, listening to classical music and playing chess.
He was preceded in death by his his parents; one son, James Harman; and one brother, Randy Vogt.
Edward is survived by his wife of 36 years, Cynthia Vogt; two sons, Jarrod Vogt and Mark Harman; two brothers, Jim Vogt and Bruce Vogt; one sister, Barbara Vogt; four grandchildren, Jason Harman, Dustin Harman, Harlie Harman and Matthew Aldridge; and three great-grandchildren, Aiden Harman, Antonio Vogt and Isabella Vogt.