Steve Bogan, child of God, loving son, father, and friend, died peacefully on May 6th, 2019. He
was a resident of Gulf Breeze for over 63 years. He loved God, his wife, children, family, and
Born in Atlanta on October 25th, 1945, Steve moved to Gulf Breeze with his family in 1955 at
the age of 10. He grew up on Bayshore Drive where his love of the water began. He was an a
competitive Windsurfer, once considered #1 in the southeast, and known for windsurfing across
the bay to work. He loved casting the mullet net and hosting fish fry's. He graduated Pensacola
High School in 1963 and Florida State University in 1967 where he was a member of Pi Kappa
Alpha fraternity. Steve proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps as honor
man of his platoon.
Steve passionately pursued real estate as his profession and recently received his 45 year pin
from the Pensacola Association of Realtors. He worked with House of Real Estate, Grover
Robinson and Associates, and was the Owner/Broker for Remax for several years. He earned
several national awards for his accomplishments.. He then founded Steve Bogan Realty of
which he was still active upon his death. He served his community in many capacities most
notably serving in the Gulf Breeze Optimist Club where he was past president and long time
active member. Steve was a current member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church where he sang in the
choir and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was previously a long time member of
St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, also actively participating in the choir.
He is loved by many and survived by his wife Mimi, daughters Kalee and Talia, sons Jason and
Jeff (Tamara) and grandchildren Olivia and Jack. He is also survived by his brother Gene, Sister
Martha (Tom) Hardin, and sister Berta Richardson.
Celebration of Life Funeral Mass will be held this Thursday, May 9th, at St. Ann’s Catholic
Church at 11 AM followed by a reception at the church.