January 2, 2013

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries-Jan. 2, 2013

January 2, 2013 Suwannee Democrat

Live Oak —  

Tony Brady Ogburn
July 15, 1988
Dec. 24, 2012
Tony Brady Ogburn also known as “LT”, age 24, of White Springs, Fla. passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012  from injuries sustained in a tragic automobile accident near White Springs. Tony was born in Gainesville, Fla. on July 15, 1988. He was a Tobacco Prevention Specialist with the Hamilton County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition and was Swat Coordinator. He had a heart for young people and was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletics and Future Now.  He served on the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for two years, initially as Secretary/Treasurer then as Vice President. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club.  Tony attended and was active in the ministry at Melody Christian Church in Live Oak, Fla.  He was preceded in death by grandparents, Irvin and Nora Mae Brady.
Survivors include his father and step mother, Tony and Frankie Brady, Lake City, Fla.; his mother, Sarah Faulkner, Ocala, Fla.; one sister, Kacey Ritch, Lake City, Fla.; grandparents, Randy and Martha Ogburn and Raymond and Barbara Pitts, all of White Springs, Fla.; great grandparents, Nettie Davis, Lake City, Fla., Fred and Delores Melton, Ft. White, Fla. and Mrs. Essie Ogburn, White Springs, Fla.; aunts and uncles, Amanda and Paul Coglon, Lake City, Fla., Randy Jr. and Sandy Ogburn, Byron and Rebecca Ogburn,  Bruce Brady, all of White Springs, Fla., Ann Lofton, Fargo, GA., Nickie Ogburn (Josh Anderson), White Springs, Fla., Tina Pope, Lake City, Fla. and Hannah and Dustin Lord, White Springs, Fla.; niece and nephews, Natalie, Kaden and Louie Whitt; and special cousins, Courtney Cheshire and Tessa Lamb.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at the Hamilton County Courthouse Annex (Old Hamilton County High School Auditorium).Interment followed at Riverside Cemetery in White Springs, Fla. A memorial has been set up in the name of Martha Ogburn for the Tony Brady Ogburn Scholarship Fund, 507 Hatley Street S.W., Jasper, Fla. 32052. In a quote from Tony he says, “If you want more out of life all you have to do is put more into it. I’m just one man trying to make a positive change in our community; I can’t change it all but with a strong relationship with God I believe I can inspire others in a positive way to better our County!”

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