William Rogers Obaugh

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December 13, 1920 ~ November 9, 2006

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

The Reverend William Rogers Obaugh, 85, continuing his walk with God, passed away Nov. 9, 2006. Survived by his wife of 34 years, Jane Obaugh; children, Thomas (Ann) Obaugh of Tallahasee, Fla., Edward (Sharon) Obaugh of Tampa, Fla., Clarinda (Terry) Mosher of Seymour, Tenn., Michael (Jennifer) Obaugh of Miami, Fla. and Gregory Obaugh of Lakewood, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Patricia Obaugh of Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Laura Nell Obaugh of Alexandria, Va.; brother-in-law, Alan Kleinschrodt of Hackettstown, N.J.; the extended family of Greg Martinez of Colorado Springs; and loving pet, Luci. Preceded in death by his sister, Marie Perry. Bill was born to the Rev. William B. Obaugh and Lillian Rogers Obaugh on Dec. 13, 1920, in Dayton, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Bill retired from the United Methodist Church after 50 years of active ministry in Virginia, Florida and the Rocky Mountain region, including Vineland U.M.C. and St. Paul U.M.C. in Pueblo. He was a member of Kiwanis Club of Pueblo for 27 years.<br>A celebration of Bill's life will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at First Presbyterian Church, 10th and Court, with the Reverend Dr. Brad Munroe officiating. <br>In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kiwanis Scholarship Program, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. <br>Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Rev. Obaugh was my parent’s pastor at St. Paul’s for many years. I always enjoyed my visits to the church. His messages were inspirational and meaningful. What a wonderful man and servant of Christ. My prayers are with you, his family.


  3. Dear Jane, Greg and Family,
    We were saddened to learn of Bill’s passing. He was a special man and had a caring heart and sense of humor. Bill married us in what people say was one of the most beautiful ceremonies they had ever attended. We are glad to have known him as a pastor and a friend. May God be with you and give you peace and wonderful memories.

  4. We love you both! Bill was kind and gracious; an infectious personality, it was always fun to see him. I hope some of him continues to live in all of us. A truly wonderful guy.

  5. We were sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. We know that the Lord has taken away all of the pain & suffering he endured with his illness. We want to let you know how much it meant to us to see Both of you at Dianes service, we appreciated the wondeful things Bill said. God Bless You & Your Family.

  6. Janie, I have been blessed by Bill and your friendship with me and my family. My favorite memory of Bill was him insisting on being on the bottom with me on top for a two person sled ride down a hill near Breckenridge during a singles weekend. God bless you both. Bob Yarberry

  7. Dearest Jane, Greg and family,
    Words cannot express how filled my heart is with sadness. Bill was a gift to us directly from God. What a joy to have known him. He shared his love with family and friends. I will always treasure his thoughtful caring ways and infectious smile. With love and prayers that God will give you the strength needed in the days ahead.

  8. When we hugged goodbye just ten days before you left this lifetime, my parting words were, “I’ll see you again sometime, somewhere.” We both understood….
    Your sis, LauraNell Obaugh

  9. Jane,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We know how special he was and how much he will be missed.

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