Billy Hagerman

Obituary of Billy Whitten Hagerman

Billy Whitten Hagerman, 83, of Melbourne, FL.  Departed this life and went to heaven on July 13, 2021, after a courageous battle with Parkinson disease, with his wife by his side 


Bill was from Tazewell, Virginia.  He was a kind and gentle man with great compassion and generosity toward others. Bill was a proud veteran of the US Army who served his country honorably.  A graduate of Purdue University. He was active in community affairs, and volunteered his time over the past years to various charitable benefits. He retired from the Appalachian Power Co., Roanoke VA as a right of way agent. 


Bill was preceded in death by his first wife Joan Kathryn Hagerman, father Jackson Henry Hagerman, and mother Mary Ida Beavers- Hagerman, brother, Jack Hagerman, sister Eleanor Hunt and brother-in-laws Gerald Lafferty, and Howard Hunt. 


Bill is survived by his loving wife Frances Lowe Hagerman (FL), special daughter Megan A. Hagerman (VA), sister Madeleine Lafferty (FL)sister-in-law Marie Hagerman (NC) and Diane Cummings (AZ), several nephews and nieces including Gerald Lafferty, Patrick Lafferty, Scott Tremmel, Steve Hagerman, Mary Hixon, Barbara Burda, and Pattie Manuel. Also, several incredibly special grandnieces and grandnephews.  All his friends at the Appalachian Power Co., British Car Club, friend and colleges at Appalachian Power Company, neighbors, and friends.


The family would like to extend their appreciation for the compassionate care given by his caregivers. Arlene, Anna, Greg, and Destinee.  His doctors Peter Tarschi, Piyush N. Joshi, Michael S. Okon, Melissa J. Armstrong, and Janet Romrell.


In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations be made to your favorite charity 


A celebration of Bills life will be held at his home in Melbourne on Saturday, July 31st at 3:00 PM.  


A 2nd celebration of life will be held at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem, VA on Saturday, September 18th, at 1:00 PM followed by a graveside service. 

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