DELAWARE - Bruce L. Hagaman, 79, of Delaware passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at his home after an extended illness.
He was born January 7, 1935 in Delaware to Raymond and Dorothy (Ramey) Hagaman.
He graduated from Willis High School in 1953 and then served in the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Germany from 1953 to 1956 where he was an aircraft mechanic with the helicopter crew. He enjoyed his travels in Europe while stationed in Germany.
Bruce retired as an engineering technical manager from ODOT District #6 in 1997 after 25 years of service. He was a member and Past Worshipful Master of Hiram Masonic Lodge.
Bruce was an avid reader who loved his library especially all books relating to wars. He was an adventurous soul and lived in New York City, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Phoenix, AZ. He enjoyed flying gliders, parachute jumping and scuba diving.
He was a cheerful person and nobody was a stranger. He was a kind and gentle person who loved his family of cats, which gave him great pleasure and they will miss him dearly.
He is survived by his loving wife, Beverley (Fletcher) Hagaman; sisters, Penny Hagaman of Delaware, Kate Sterling of Radnor and Connie Hagaman of Winter Garden, FL; a nephew, Will Hagaman of Winter Garden, FL; nieces, Amelia (Ben) Green of Radnor and Megan Sterling of Delaware; great nephews, Hunter and Asa Green and great niece, Lillian Olszewski.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sue Ann Evans.
Calling hours will be Friday 4-7pm at the Robinson Funeral Home where Masonic services will be held at 7pm. A funeral service will be Saturday at 10:30am at the funeral home with Rev. Lynn Ramey officiating.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 St. Rt. 37 East, Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed and memories shared at www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.