OGIER, Alton Entered into eternal rest on the evening of December 9, 2006, Alton L. Ogier, husband of Marion Elizabeth Howard Ogier. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Alton L. Ogier are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in Grace Episcopal Church, Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at two o’clock. Interment, Magnolia Cemetery. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Tuesday, between five and seven O’clock. Mr. Ogier was born August 23, 1924 in Florence, SC, the son of James Grayson Ogier and Emily Virginia Sires Ogier. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II serving as telegraph operator on a Destroyer Escort, USS Blair, in the North Atlantic. Following the war, he worked for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad and attended The Citadel. He married Marion Elizabeth Howard in 1950 and received his Law Degree from the University of South Carolina in 1951. Mr. Ogier was admitted to practice before the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in 1957. In addition to practicing law in Charleston for 54 years, Mr. Ogier also served as Assistant Solicitor for the 9th Judicial Circuit and as Magistrate for the County of Charleston for 20 years. From 1981 until 2005, he owned and managed the Home Builders Mortgage Corporation. Memberships included the Alliance Francaise, The Charleston Elks Lodge, The Country Club of Charleston, The French Society, The German Friendly Society, The Hibernian Society, The Knights of Pythias, Stonewall Jasper Lodge #6, and a former member of The Executive Association of Greater Charleston. Mr. Ogier was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife of Charleston, SC; two daughters: Elizabeth Ogier Barnwell and her husband, William Hazzard Barnwell, III of Mount Pleasant, SC and Cynthia Ogier Nye and her husband, Jacob Carlyle Nye, III, of Charleston, SC; two grandchildren: William Hazzard Barnwell, IV and Grayson Ogier Barnwell; 2 Step-Grandchildren: Fraser Carlyle Nye and Harris Bagwell Nye; two nephews: James Grayson Ogier, III and Ripon Dennis Ogier and his sister-in-law, Wilma Ogier. Memorials may be made to The Hibernian Society Foundation, 105 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or to The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29403. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths. Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 12/11/2006.
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