Funeral Today for
Robert E. Bagwell, 82
Funeral services were conducted this morning for Robert Edgar Bagwell, 82, who died at this home on Liberty Street Saturday afternoon after an illness of several years.
Mr. Bagwell was a prominent South Christian farmer for most of his life. Seven years ago he sold his farm to the federal government and moved to Allensville, where he stayed for three years before returning to Hopkinsville.
The deceased was born in Montgomery County, Tenn., but spent practically all of his life in Christian. In 1893, he married Lula Boyd of his county who survives him. Also surviving are three brothers, J.G. Bagwell of Allensville, P.G. Bagwell of Nashville and N.O. Bagwell of this city, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Bagwell was a member of the Second Baptist Church. His pastor, the Rev. J.H. Maddux, conducted the services at 10:30 this morning at Keightly Funeral Home. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Pall Bearers were Robert Boyd, John Boyd, Clifton Major, R.E. Pace, Walter Dickerson and David Sholar.
--Kentucky New Era, Monday, July 10, 1961, page 1
Lula Belle Bagwell
1867–1960 (m. 1893)
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