George Donald Bagwell


Mr. George Donald "Don" Bagwell, 70, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Don was born in Cartersville, GA, on August 8, 1947, to the late Mr. Bob Bagwell and Mrs. Hazel Young Bagwell.

Don was a graduate of Cartersville High School Class of 1965. After graduation, Don was drafted into the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War from 1966-1968. He was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. Don then returned to Bartow County where he made his home. He retired from Georgia Power Plant Bowen in 2008. Don enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Don is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Tim Bagwell.

Don is survived by his devoted wife of 29 years, Mrs. Lynn Revels Bagwell; son, Donnie Bagwell (Kelly); daughters, Angel Shellhorse (Richie); Heather West (Wesley); Melloney Coan (Wes); grandchildren, Brack and Cheyanne Bagwell; Grayson Bagwell; Caroline Bagwell and Claire Bagwell; Carissa Shellhorse; Samantha Shellhorse; and Richard Shellhorse Jr.; Nick and Christie Barnett; Nick and Tiffany West; and Alyssa Barnett; Whitney Rodgers; Hunter Coan; and Sydney Coan; and six great-grandchildren also survive to cherish Don's memory.

The family will receive friends at Owen Funeral Home Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from six o'clock in the evening until eight.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at one o’clock in the afternoon at GraceWalk Church, 14 Simpson Cir. NE, Cartersville, GA 30121 with the Reverend Dewayne McCreary officiating. A graveside service and presentation of military honors will follow at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA at three o’clock in the afternoon, Tuesday May 22, 2018.

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Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA, has charge of the arrangements.