Wallace Hagwood, 88, died Thursday. A native of Nash County, he was son to the late Joseph Everette & Maggie Woodard Hagwood. Wallace served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army. He was first and foremost a farmer. He also retired from Scovill Schrader after 23 years and worked for Franklin County Sanitation Department for more than 10 years. He was a gentle man, always kind & loving, willing to help his family and fellow man. He was preceded in death by siblings; Craig, Charles, & Ruth.
Funeral service 2 pm, Sunday, Rocky Cross Baptist Church. Entombment, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
He is survived by his wife of over 63 years, Jean Privette Hagwood of the home, son; Phil Hagwood (Karen) of Chester, VA, grandchildren; Angie Hagwood (Tim Coyle) of Radford, VA, Laura Hagwood Ayala (Kevin) of Savanah, GA, Kiel Hagwood of Salzburg, Austria, great grandchildren, Ellie Ayala & Jack Coyle, nieces; Ann, Jean, Kathy, & Janice, nephew; Don
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to your local chapter of the American Diabetes Association.
Visitation 6-8 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net