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William Ralph Bagwell
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1929
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 29, 2012
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

ralph bagwell was the son of jessie mae hicks bagwell and clifton murphy anderson bagwell, he was the brother to margaret, jewell, jake, and norma jean and the loving husband to rachael and father to suzanne, in 1968 ralph became one of the founding members of belmont fire department serving for 43 years and he enjoyed every minute of it he was a mentor and friend to many that has been a part of belmont he loved to cook though he had a very unique way of showing you how much of this and that into measurements
nobody shook his hand because he would slowly squeeze harder and harder. ralph was a point blank honest type of person who wasn't afraid to tell it like it was he loved his family very much and we all loved him he will greatly be missed rest in peace uncle ralph.


this is his obituary below,

Wm. Ralph Bagwell, 82, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012.

Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Clifton M. and Jessie Mae Hicks Bagwell.

Mr. Bagwell retired from Greenville Distribution Center. He was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Easley, a former member of Reedy Fork Baptist Church in Moonville, and a member of Mauldin Masonic Lodge. He was the oldest founding member of Belmont Fire Department with forty-three years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rachel Henderson Bagwell; a daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and DeWayne Martin; a sister, Norma Jean Jones; a brother, J. Jewell Bagwell (Vera); and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Green and a brother, J. W. Bagwell.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 3, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at The Mackey Mortuary, Century Drive, with burial following in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 2, 2012, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church, Reedy Fork Baptist Church or Belmont Fireman's Fund. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clifton M Bagwell (1905 - 1963)
  Jessie Mae H Bagwell (1906 - 1992)
 
Burial:
Greenville Memorial Gardens
Piedmont
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jamie Bagwell
Record added: Feb 29, 2012
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William Ralph Bagwell
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William Ralph Bagwell
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William Ralph Bagwell
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