White Sulphur Springs-Robert George Hagerman, 95, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.
He was born June 23, 1926 on a farm in Saginaw County, Michigan, to Helen Watson Hagerman and Howard Hagerman.
The family moved to Three Rivers, MI, in the 1930s and he finished his education in the Three Rivers Public Schools and went to work at Eddy Paper Company. He was called into the U.S. Army and to serve in Korea from 1952-1954. He returned to his prior employment and continued in mainly factory work until his retirement. He relocated to his daughter and son-in-law’s home in White Sulphur Springs in 2015 where he enjoyed the small-town life and close community.
He was an avid Detroit Tigers and University of Michigan football fan and watched as many games as he could. His favorite past time was gardening, always appreciating God’s bountiful blessings from the land. Robert enjoyed the company of his children and their families, counting them as a blessing and source of pride.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcia Hagerman; siblings and their spouses, Howard “Junior” Hagerman and wife Millie, Hattie Hagerman King and husband Roy, Dorothy Hagerman, Ardith “Elaine” Hagerman Bye and husband Walter, Betty Hagerman Weenik and husband Richard, Lowell Hagerman and wife Maria; an infant son, John Hagerman and son, James Alan MacTavish.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Elizabeth Baker and husband Mike, Heidi Griffin and husband James T., Emilie Curtis and husband Steve, Thomas Hagerman and wife Marlene, and Kristine Webb and husband Kurt.
He loved his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. His many nieces and nephews will miss their uncle Bob. He will also be greatly missed by his church family at White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church where he was faithful in his attendance and worship.
We wish to thank Kanawha Hospice and the Peyton Hospice House staff for their care and kindness during his last few months on earth. Donations may be made in his honor in lieu of flowers.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life and home going at White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Randy Gilliam officiating.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com