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Obituary - William David Hagood



William David Hagood of Minor Hill passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Minor Hill on December 8, 1931 and was 83 years old.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was a retired farmer, black smith and Giles County School Bus Driver.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 3rd from 11:00am until 2:00pm at Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home.

A Graveside Service will follow visitation on Tuesday, November 3rd at 2:30pm in the Jackson Cemetery, Minor Hill, Tn. with Bro. Mark Johnson officiating.

Memorial donations are suggested to Jackson Cemetery, %Bradley Alsup, 686 Alsup Hollow Rd, Minor Hill, Tn. 38473

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Earl and Rena Bell White Hagood, brother, James A Hagood and sisters, Edith Jane Glover and Judith Ann Jernigan.

He is survived by his,

Wife of 64 years, Mary Ruth Hagood of Minor Hill 

Daughter, Joan Hildreth and husband Joe of Minor Hill

Daughter, Cathy Hagood of Minor Hill

Son, John David Hagood and wife Sara of Minor Hill

Grandchildren, Haley Tillman Myers and husband Matthew, James Hagood and wife Tiffany, Brock Tillman and wife Lauren, Mary Griggs Randolph and husband Hank, Whitney Hagood 

9 great-grandchildren

Brother, Donald Hagood and wife Dot of Anthony Hill

Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and numerous friends

Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for William David Hagood.

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