Carroll Raymond Hagerman, 96, of Falls of Rough passed away March 10, 2021 at Owensboro Regional Hospital. He was born January 15, 1925 in Daviess County to the late Annie Myrtle Myles and Roy Everet Hagerman. He retired as an electrician and worked throughout county as a lineman. Carroll was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He had a special friend, of around 60 years, Jerry Howerton, who he thought of as a son whom he met while working as a lineman and taught him his job. They both belonged to International Brotherhood of Electric Workers and continued a close relationship after retirement. In his earlier days, he liked to hunt. He loved the farm life and enjoyed raising cows after his retirement. Carroll was very kind and generous and willing to help others in need. He loved his family and friends very much.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Lodene Hayden (daughter Mary Ann Strehl); a brother, Gerald Everet Hagerman (Sons, Randall, Gerald, Jr. and Jerry); and infant sister, Wanda Lee.
Carroll is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ina Jane Tate Hagerman; sisters, Hazel Marie Wilson, Regina Carolyn Hagerman Jennings; his nieces, Martha Herrell, Ruth Mumford, Brenda Zuerner, Pam Thompson; nephews, Roy Hayden, Byron Jennings, Greg Jennings, Brent Jennings, and Kevin Jennings; and numerous great-nieces and nephews, and many cousins and a special niece, Tricia.
Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.
All who wish to honor Carroll at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church; 230 J R Miller Blvd, Owensboro, KY 42303; St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; and the Humane Society; 3101 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hagerman. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Carroll Hagerman and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com
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