Aug. 18, 1932 Anderson Anderson County South Carolina, USA
Oct. 5, 2012 Seneca Oconee County South Carolina, USA
Rev. Ralph Art Bagwell August 18, 1932 - October 5, 2012
Rev. Ralph Art Bagwell, 80, of 120 Luther Land Road, Seneca, SC, husband of Joyce Harris Bagwell, died Friday, October 5, 2012, at his residence.
A native of Anderson, SC, Rev. Bagwell was the son of the late Broadus and Gladys Holland Bagwell. He was a retired Southern Baptist Minister, and was a member of Golden Corner Church. He was the founder of Back to Christ and the Bible and President of See the World Tours for twenty-seven years where he conducted over twenty tours to the Holy Lands.
In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Michael D. Bagwell (Connie) of Seneca, and Mark Bagwell (Sheila) of Walhalla; daughter, Glenda Chapman (Jerry) of Seneca; brother, Harold Bagwell of Milwaukee, WI; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Rev. Bagwell was predeceased by brothers, Jack Bagwell, Jim Bagwell, and Guy Bagwell; and sisters, Doris Feltman, and Francis Connely.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM Monday, October 8, 2012 at Rocky Knoll Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum.
A designated seating area will be reserved for attending Ministers.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-4:00 PM Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Davenport Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Golden Corner Church for the purchase of Bibles, or the Building Fund, P. O. Box 358, Walhalla, SC 29691.
Cemetery Details: Oconee Memorial Park 1923 Blue Ridge Boulevard Seneca, SC, 29672
Davenport Funeral Home, Inc. 311 South Hwy 11 West Union, SC 29696 Telephone: (864) 638-3611