Charlie Bagbey

Friday, January 21, 2005

Charles Strother "Chuck" Bagbey, 75, received God's perfect healing and new life Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at home in Sun City West, Ariz.

Chuck was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Bertrand, Mo. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps after high school.

Chuck was a leading agent with State Farm Insurance, working as a highly innovative and successful agent 29 years in Des Moines, Iowa. He loved his customers and State Farm peers like family. He was a passionate Cardinals fan and Iowa State Cyclone supporter.

Chuck found great joy in a deep personal relationship with God. He embraced Christ as his personal Savior seven years ago at the age of 68. He loved his church family and ministering as head usher and greeter.

His life is celebrated by his wife, Patti Bagbey; his siblings, William (Effie) Bagbey of Mounds, Ill., Rosemary Andrews of Cape Girardeau; his children, Jim (Ruth) Bagbey of Des Moines, Roger (Lisa) Bagbey of Davidsonville, Md., Rebecca (Jim Robke) Danica of Spokane, Wash., Shea (Andrew) Darian of Phoenix, Ariz.; three stepchildren; 13 grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

His legacy of love, compassion and integrity will bless this world through the lives of those he touched.

His memorial was held Jan. 14 at Stardust Bible Church.

Donations may be made to Stardust Bible Church, 14811 West R.H. Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, Ariz., 85375. Please denote Chuck Bagbey Memorial Fund.

Announcement courtesy of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.