John Lee Bagwell, Jr., 88, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday December 15, 2019 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday December 18th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Pendley and Reverend Clay Burchett officiating. Interment will follow in Bellwood Cemetery with Michael Charvis, Tyler Bagwell, Austin Bagwell, John Lee Bagwell, IV, Jay Jarvis, and Blake Stratton serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Bagwell was born April 13, 1931 in Cedar Hill to the late John Lee and Lillian Evans Bagwell, Sr. He was a graduate of Jo Byrns High School Class of 1949. Mr. Bagwell served as a Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army, and he was retired as a Civil Service Communication Operations Specialist. He was a member of Center Point Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon, and was a member of the Cedar Hill Men’s Club. Mr. Bagwell enjoyed fishing and golfing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife: Dolores Dempsey Bagwell, by his daughters: Sherree Gail Austin and Lynette Oaks, and by his granddaughter: Cindy Charvis. Mr. Bagwell is survived by his wife: Faye Ellis Bagwell of Springfield, by his sons and daughters-in-law: John Lee and Justina Bagwell, III of Cedar Hill, James and Patti Bagwell of Greensboro, NC, by his sister and brother-in-law: Margaret and Charles Herndon of Greenbrier, by his grandchildren: Tara (Tim) Bissel, Kristina (Jay) Jarvis, Rachel (Dennis) Garrison, Amanda (Blake) Stratton, Michael (Melissa) Charvis, John Lee (Halie) Bagwell, IV, Tyler and Austin Bagwell, and by 11 great grandchildren
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