James K. “Jim” Pogue, of Frankfort, died October 20, 2023 at Mulberry Health. He was born November 16, 1928 in Clinton County to Marvin E. & Audra M. (Kelley) Pogue. He married Patricia Joan Miller on January 28, 1951 at St. Luke Evangelical Church in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2022.
Jim was a 1947 graduate of Frankfort High School and a 1951 graduate of Purdue University. He proudly served in the U.S. Army in counter Intelligence Corp from 1951-1953. He worked at the National Cigar Company in 1953 and served as president from 1988 until his retirement in May of 2016, at the age of 87. He was a former member of the First Christian Church where he served as deacon for over 50 years. Jim’s memberships include: the Antioch Church, Lebanon Elks Lodge, Frankfort Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, American Legion, past president of Frankfort Optimist Club, Frankfort Country Club and Purdue Club of Clinton County. He was a life member and past director of the Purdue Alumni Association and a member of the John Purdue Club. Jim coached Little League from 1954-1967, was an avid golfer and diehard Purdue fan.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 26th at the funeral home. Entombment will be in the Clinton County Mausoleum at Green Lawn Cemetery, Frankfort. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Building Fund, 4625 S St. Rd. 39, Frankfort, IN 46041.
Daughter: Denise (Kenneth) Wolf of Frankfort, Son: Jeffrey K. (Carla) Pogue of Portland, Sister-in-law: Margaret Miller of Frankfort, 6 Grandchildren: Nicholas (Brandi) Wolf of Zionsville, Douglas (Laura) Wolf of Indianapolis, Angela (Brandon) Cottrell of Frankfort, Michael (Chrissy) Pogue of Fishers, Susan (Ben) Peters of Indianapolis, Christopher (Nicole) Dull of Celina, OH, 16 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews
his parents, sister, Mary Jane Greene, brothers-in-law, Bill, Jack, and Phil Miller, Orval Greene, and William Campbell, sisters-in-law, Beth Campbell and Pam Thompson