Saturday, April 28, 2012

Rick Montgomery Brogdon, 57 - Kitsap Sun

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Rick Montgomery Brogdon

of Bremerton

March 13, 1955

to April 23, 2012

Veteran

Rick Montgomery Brogdon passed away on April 23, 2012 in Bremerton, Washington at the age of 57.

Rick was born on March 13, 1955 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Leonard C. and Wanda L. (Spears) Brogdon. He graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School in Kansas City, Missouri and in 1974 he enlisted in the United States Navy. It was there that he became a Russian and Hebrew linguist. He was stationed all over the world including Spain, Greece, Turkey, California and South Carolina.

On April 21, 1977 he married Catherine M. (Patacki) Brogdon in Gibraltar, UK. He left the Navy in 1986 and went on to attend the University of Nebraska where he received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In 1992 Rick went back into the Navy as an Officer and served as a Pharmacist.

He retired in 2001 from service and went on to become a retail Pharmacist in the Bremerton area.

Rick had many personal interests including snowboarding, kiteboarding, hiking, biking and generally anything that had to do with being outdoors.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents.

Treasuring his memory are his wife, Catherine; sons, Aaron C. Brogdon and Keenan G. Brogdon both of Bremerton; sisters, Crystal Matz of Omaha, Nebraska, Linda O'Connor of New York and Stacy Rabon of Georgetown, South Carolina.

Viewing will take place Tuesday, May 1 from 12:00-3:00pm and Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 11:00-2:00pm at Lewis Funeral Chapel. A service will follow the viewing at 3:00pm on May 2, 2012.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crisis Clinic of the Peninsulas, a local suicide prevention organization. Please mail donations to Kitsap Mental Health Services Attn: Development & Community Relations at 5455 Almira Dr. NE, Bremerton, WA 98311. Please visit the online memorial at www.lewischapel.com.

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