Class of 1944
1944 Graduation EditionPerry Daily Journal
– was born in Perry May 30, 1925, and at present is serving with the Army Air Corps at Kingman, Ariz.
Pfc. Bogard, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Bogard, route 2, Perry, entered the service December 7. 1943. Pfc. Bogard has the distinction of being the only Perry High School student who entered military service on the anniversary of the day in December when the United States was attacked by Japan.
Roy Lee Bogard
May 30, 1925 – June 19, 1967
Roy Lee Bogard, 42, died June 19, 1967, at the Veterans Hospital, Oklahoma City. He lived in Oklahoma City with his stepmother, Mrs. Mary E. Bogard.
Born at Perry May 30, 1925, Bogard was an honor graduate of Perry High School. During World War II he served with the 8th Air Force in England and since his discharge he had worked in the decorating department of Liberty Glass Co.
He was a member of the Sapulpa Elks Lodge and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors besides the mother are a brother, W. R. (Bill) Bogard, Lawrence, Kan.; five sisters, Mrs. Lillian Irene Miller, Columbus, Kan., Mrs. Mary A Feason, Mrs. Freda L. Butler, Mrs. Florence F. Byard, all of Sapulpa, and Kathryne N. Bogard, Tulsa; and a stepbrother, Lester Byard, Drumright.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Owen Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Loren Heaton will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.