Clovis Othel Bagwell
Modoc record, Altus, CA. (07-10-03)
Long-time building contractor and Alturas resident Clovis Othel Bagwell, 81, passed away following a lengthy illness on July 5, 2003 in Alturas, CA. Pastor Bud Kirk of the Alturas Baptist Church conducted graveside services with the Alturas Veterans organizations at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9 at the Alturas Cemetery.
Born on March 22, 1922 in Byers, Oklahoma, the son of Recy (Hudson) and Dewey Bagwell, Clovis received his education in Putnum City, Oklahoma. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served his country during World War II, from May 18, 1944 until his honorable discharge as a Corporal on January 25, 1946.
Mr. Bagwell married Ruth Boster on September 8, 1939 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and the two shared 55 years of marriage, before Ruth preceded him in death October 8, 1994.
Mr. Bagwell moved to Alturas, CA in 1959, where he worked for contractors Gibbons and Zick, and also Harry Pinneo prior to starting his own building contracting business Bagwell Construction. He constructed numerous buildings and homes in and around the Alturas area.
He was considered a wonderful father and grandfather, always thinking of his children's and grandchildren's welfare. His family was his pride and joy.
He is survived by his mother, Recy Hicks of Alturas, CA; his sons, Tim, Terry, Glen of Alturas; daughter Cindy Wright of Sparks, NV., nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Jim and Pat Bagwell of Alturas, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
James Ardenell Bagwell
Sponsored by Ancestry