Buford Austin “Ben” Bagwell

Buford Austin “Ben” Bagwell

Birth
Claude, Armstrong County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Sep 1997 (aged 75)
Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA
Burial Claude, Armstrong County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 37348043 · View Source
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OBIT: Amarillo Globe-News, Texas ( 9-24-1997)
Buford Bagwell
Buford "Ben'' Bagwell, 75, of Canyon, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1997.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Claude Cemetery at Claude. Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Directors of Canyon.
Mr. Bagwell was born in Claude. He attended rural schools in Armstrong County and graduated from Claude High School in 1939.
He served in the Navy during World War II aboard a mine layer. He participated in the North Africa and Okinawa invasions. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and then attended West Texas State Teachers College in Canyon.
Mr. Bagwell worked for Shamrock Oil and Gas Co. He retired from the Texas Fish and Game Commission.
Survivors include two sisters, Odessa Brunson of Claude and Addie Mae Cristy of Emmett, Idaho; and seven brothers, Ray Bagwell of Statesville, N.C., Houston Bagwell of Live Oak, Fla., Bob Bagwell of Tulsa, Okla., Leonard Bagwell of Loma, Colo., Leon Bagwell of Gruver, and Milton Bagwell and Rex Bagwell, both of Claude.
The family requests memorials be to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and Affiliates, the Armstrong County Museum or a favorite charity.


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  • Created by: Christie Stewart
  • Added: 21 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37348043
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Buford Austin “Ben” Bagwell (23 Oct 1921–23 Sep 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37348043, citing Claude Cemetery, Claude, Armstrong County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Christie Stewart (contributor 46480083) .