CLAUDE - Herbert Raymond "Ray" Bagwell, 82, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Claude Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Weinette, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Claude, officiating. Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home, 2800 S. Osage St., in Amarillo.
Mr. Bagwell was born in Armstrong County. During World War II, he served in the Army with the 24th Infantry Div. 21st Regiment, Company B. He was discharged as a staff sergeant.
Mr. Bagwell farmed in Armstrong County until moving to Claude in 1976. After his retirement, he worked as a carpenter and furniture maker.
He married Ardyth Wertenberger in 1947 at Plainview.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, a son, a sister, four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
The family suggests memorials be to Crown of Texas Hospice or the Harrington Cancer Center.
Amarillo Daily News, Dec. 7, 1999 accessed at http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/potter/obit s/1999/07dec99.txt on 7 Oct 2011.
Ardyth Wertenberger Bagwell
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