Vigil Held for Kenneth Robert Ogden

Ogden was found shot to death Saturday alongside a path at a golf course in Livermore.

Nearly 30 mourners gathered on a crisply cold starlit Sunday night in Springtown to remember their beloved Kenneth Robert Ogden, who was found shot to death on the edge of a golf course green.

The candlelight vigil was mostly quiet, punctuated by the anguished moans and sobs of Odgen's mother, Rachael Supnet, who knelt on the sidewalk before a row of candles, roses and pictures of her son. He was 28.

The group said a prayer before releasing a bouquet of white and red balloons into the dark sky to the backdrop of a gold rising moon.

"He was a sweet kid," said Ogden's aunt, Lisa Keller of Brentwood, as she watched Ogden's 2-year-old son color on a picture collage. "He was very humble and quiet and respectful."

She addressed rumors of gang involvement, saying she never saw any evidence of that.

"He made some wrong choices," Keller said. "But I've never seen a hard side. He always said, 'I love yous.' "

Services haven't yet been announced, the family said, but donations to help with expenses are being accepted at Chase bank branches in Rachael Supnet's name.

Ogden was preceded in death by his father, who died nine years ago, Keller said. He is survived by Supnet, his son, Kenneth Robert Jr., his grandmother and two younger brothers.

SQ December 31, 2012 at 09:26 PM
REST IN.PEACE ROBERT i know you will be watching over me and my daughter, youve shown my unborn daughter more love then one could ask for... Everlasting love until we meet again
slash January 01, 2013 at 09:37 AM
rip rob
FRANKIE STARK January 01, 2013 at 06:07 PM
People need to speak up. Let the court system charge the Person, everyone know's who they think did this (can't ever say the word) Murder of Robert :'( ... We can't have it unsolved and need to "RESPECT Robert" and have this person account for the terrible crime. I loved Robert he will always be part of my Family. Part of my family is missing. Love you Robert .. Rest In Peace..
finnae January 01, 2013 at 08:53 PM
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves memories no one can steal"...My heart goes out to his loved ones..."Justice for Robert"
libertus_rebelium January 02, 2013 at 12:20 AM
'hood, please come back and repost after you learn English. Your post is barely more intelligent than a chimp slamming the keyboard against the desk.
Stella B January 04, 2013 at 09:54 AM
Help with donations for his funeral, they still need a bit of money, spread the word. Chase bank or Ashley & Zach Come on people, please he deserves it. thanks
Troy Duncan January 04, 2013 at 05:09 PM
The Government Has A Special "Victims Of Violent Crimes" Fund They Pay To Help With Families For Funeral Costs. Someone Close To Rachael Needs To Help Her File A Claim, I Think They Pay Around $7,500 To help Pay For Funeral.. I Will Post The Link Below.. RIP Robert http://vcgcb.ca.gov/resources.aspx
steven hevle January 08, 2013 at 08:26 PM
R.I.P robert you are in my prayers
shannon McCart January 09, 2013 at 02:10 AM
It's been 10 days since you left us, and the pain just won't subside. Everyday when I finally wake up, I just want you to prove it's a lie. God I want my phone to ring, I Just want a message to appear. On my Facebook or a text, I want sound of your voice to be near.Your passing has changed things in ways, I am truly blessed to say. I talked to Rene last Sunday, putting the past we had away. In the distance I heard Little Kenny, playing with toys and babling away. It's so sad that one day he with know, the reason why his Daddy couldn't stay. I promise I will call your Mother, and check on her everyday. Don't worry Brandin and Jr will protect her in everyway. Everybody Loves you Kenneth and it's hard to find the right words, Ashley and Zack and many others, are raising money for the funeral you deserve. You have a memorial site, next to the the place you were forced to rest, your candles are forever burning, waiting for this to come to justice. I give you my word and I promise, that I will fight and never give up, to find the person who took you ever so brutally from us. I know that life has these trials that we are forced to undertake, but these tribulations we are now going through makes me want to hesitate. To accept that you are gone, but never ever forgotten. I miss you so much and I Love you Kenneth Robert Ogden. 


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