Ryan Christopher Ogden, age 44, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died on Sunday, February 16, 2020, in Berkeley Springs. He was born on February 18, 1975, in Springfield, the son of Diana Rhodes Ogden Augustine of Berkeley Springs and the late John Ogden.
Ryan grew up in the Gillespie area graduating from Illinois schools before serving in the United States Marine Corps. He was a chef with Coolfont Resort in Berkeley Springs, The Country Inn, and worked as a cook with Morgan County Senior Life Services. Ryan loved spending time with his children and hiking out in nature. He was a member of the Berkeley Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, Ryan is survived by his wife, Tammy Lynn Beavers Ogden; children, Christopher Ogden, Dresden Kristof Ogden, Pamela Lynn Ogden, Adalaide Ogden, Wolfgang Ogden, all of Berkeley Springs; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Ogden; grandparents, Howard and Phyllis Ogden, Allen and Bertie Rhodes; and cousin, Taryn Edwards.
Celebration of life services will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Berkeley Baptist Church, 172 Winchester Grade Road, Berkeley Springs, WV, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Pastor Joseph Giles, Jr. will be officiating. Burial will be private. A local celebration of life service will be conducted by Dena Allen at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at VFW Post 1241 in Staunton, located at 120 E. Henry St.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses or to The Ryan Ogden Funeral Fund, c/o Joseph Giles, Jr., 172 Winchester Grade Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, WV.