Dr. Larry Wheeler Hunt Bogle

Dr. Larry Wheeler Hunt Bogle

Italy - Dr. Larry Wheeler Hunt Bogle, 88, entered into the Gates of Heaven on May 17, 2021, in Italy, TX. Larry was born on March 4, 1933 in Tulsa, OK. After finishing high school, Larry received his bachelor's degree from Texas A&I University-Kingsville, a master's degree from Texas Tech University, and his doctorate degree from North Texas State University. He also served as a clerk for the United States Army.

Dr. Bogle spent many years as an educator. He began his career as a student teacher in the Harlingen, TX public school system and then worked as a classroom teacher in the Stephenville, Lubbock, and Ranger public school systems. From there, he transitioned into higher education as an instructor at Ranger Junior College. Larry later served as the Dean of Student Services for Weatherford College. He was also principal of Truth Christian Academy in Fort Worth. In 1989, he was hired as a professor in the College of Teacher Education at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie where he remained until he fully retired from education in 2017.

Dr. Bogle is preceded in death by parents Lyle and Ruth Hunt, father Lee Bogle, and sister Judy Hunt. He is survived by wife Joyce Madeline Backus Bogle and sister Debi Hunt Hooper both of Waxahachie and brother Gene Hunt and wife Shelley of Forney. Survivors also include daughter Peggy Belding and husband Ed of Weatherford, sons Channing Bogle of Stone Lake, WI, Robley Bogle of Dallas, and Brandon Bogle and wife Karen of Henderson, grandchildren MaryBeth Belding, Melissa Belding, Dakota Belding, Kaywin Herro and husband David, Aaron Bogle and wife Tracey, Samuel Bogle and wife Tiffany, David Bogle, Emily Sona and husband James, Abraham Bogle, Benjamin Bogle, Daniel Bogle, Zoey Brashear, Kassidy Bogle, River Bogle, and Hunter Bogle, great-grandchildren Alec Martin, Alandra Martin, Lyric Martin, Payton Mercer, Cassia Herro, Jairus Herro, Adeline Bogle, Eloise Bogle, Isabella Bogle, and Josiah Bogle as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held for Dr. Bogle on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 3pm at Freedom Fellowship International, 507 N Hwy 77, Bldg 1300, Waxahachie, TX 75165. In lieu of flowers, please donate to one of the ministries that they have supported for many years; for more information about ministry donations, please email kmbogle@ymail.com. Donations may also be made at the memorial service.

Posted online on May 22, 2021