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George J. Vogt III

George J. Vogt III, 70, of Troy, born May 31, 1951 in Cahokia, and passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Keyesport.

George was a Tri-Township Park Commissioner since 2013, Athletic Board member, Baseball Coach and MERBL High School Baseball Division.  He was the MC for MMA Fights.  He enjoyed cooking and eating Barbecue.  Most of all he loved his family.

He was preceded by his parents, George J. II and Laverne (nee Jost) Vogt.

Surviving are his children, Coby (Krystal) Vogt of Collinsville, IL, George (Kathy Buchanan) Vogt IV and BB4; grandchildren, Kylie and Trenton Vogt and Oliver Fisher; his best friend and mother of his children, Tammy Vogt.

Memorials may be made to Tri-Township Park, Troy.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Visitation was Monday, July 19, 2021 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy.

Funeral service was held July 19, 2021 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, with Rev. Bert Sommer officiating.  Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Fairview Heights.

Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, was in charge of the arrangements.

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