Pat Everett Hagan

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Pat Everett Hagan, 75, of Old Haywood Rd., Asheville, died on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Asheville, Mr. Hagan was a son of the late Frank James and Addie Patton Hagan. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Iddis Hagan Haynes, and brothers, Frank James Hagan, II, Robert Paul Hagan, and Herbert Leo Hagan. Mr. Hagan was a member of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 238 for 45 years. He was also a member of Enka Baptist Church, where he had been a member of the Daily Witness class, the property committee and the choir. He had also served as an ordained deacon, and as Chairman of the nominating committee. Mr. Hagan is survived by his wife, Anne W. Hagan; daughters, Karen McPeek, of Montgomery, AL, and Sharon Atkinson, of Hickory, NC; grandsons, Chris Atkinson, of Hickory, and K.J. Keller, of Hendersonville; granddaughters, Jennifer Riddle and husband Jan, of Hickory, and Kassie Toliver and husband Craig, of Clyde, NC; great-grandson, Austin Toliver, of Clyde; four nieces, and three nephews. A memorial service for Mr. Hagan will be on Sunday, November 14, at 2:00 p.m. at Enka Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Brown officiating. The family would like to acknowledge the Asheville Buncombe Aero-Modelers, Michael Rogers, and Dick Chandler as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Enka Baptist Church, P.O. Box 219, Enka, NC 28728. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. Ms.Hagan, I just wanted to let you know i was sorry to hear of your loss of Pat. I know that it is not easy to lose someone that you love. May God give you and your family the strenght to get through this loss…May He wrap you in His arms and give you the courage that you need to move forward..Pat is a angel among the angels sitting at the right hand of the you..

  2. Kassie and all,
    Sorry about your grandpa. He looks like a wonderful and joyous man. Know you and all the family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Harold. (Craig’s papa)

  3. Grandaddy was the best man I knew. It comforts me tremendously to know he’s in Heaven with a brand new body! While, selfishly, we will miss you– we all know your suffering has ended and that you’ll be there to greet us one day. We love you always!

  4. Our prayers are going up for all of you! We had the pleasure of meeting ‘Granddaddy’ on several occassions and loved him dearly. He was a wonderful man and I (being Jan’s mom) appreciate how he welcomed him into the family with open arms.
    He will be missed by all who knew him.

  5. I want to share my deepest condolences to all the Hagan family. To Nannie, Karen, Aunt Sissy, Kassie, K.J., Jen and Chris, you are all in my prayers. I feel very privileged to have had the opportunity to meet Pat and to get to know him. It was so obvious how much he loved his Lord and his family and if he could tell you today what he sees now, just imagine what he would say. He is truly one of God’s Soldiers that has gone home. I am so glad that our Austin got to know him too. God bless each of you during this time and if I can do anything for you, please let me know.

  6. My heart was saddened to hear that Pat’s journey on Earth had ended. He
    was an asset to our world and will be greatly missed.
    Pat was was an honorable man. May we all be as assured of our place in Heaven as Pat was.
    Condolences and much love go out to all family members. My prayers and
    thoughts are with you.

  7. My deepest sympathy goes to the Hagan family, however, rejoicing in the fact that Pat is with his wonderful Lord Jesus today! I worked for Electric Supply Co. for 22 years and I can say without a doubt Pat was one of my favorite customers. Always smiling, always laughing and always full of stories from his years as an electrician. I will miss Pat!

  8. Angela–I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad–please know my thoughts and prayers are with you.

    In Christian Love,


  9. May you all find peace in your memories and in the knowledge of Pat’s salvation and presence in the Father’s kingdom. God Bless you

  10. Dear Sharon,Chris, Jennifer & Family;
    Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to you all during this time and the many times to come. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. May you be comforted with many good memories.

  11. To Angela (Karen) and extended family,
    We are so sorry for your loss, and will be praying for your family. May God give you his presence, his peace, and his comfort during this time. I hope that you will be able to share fond memories of your father and good times spent together.

  12. Angela:
    I’m so sorry about the loss of your father.I was very impressed with what I read about him.It’s always assuring to read that someone who has passed has served the Lord as he did.I miss my mom who passed away four years ago this same month.We’ll keep you and your family in our prayers. God Bless.

  13. Angela-My family and I pray that God will comfort you during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  14. Sharon,
    Having lived next to you for many years, I and my family have grown to love you, Jennifer and Chris like our own family. Please know we are holding you and all your family in our prayers and thoughts during this difficult time. John and Sylvia Dunn

  15. Karen & Family:

    I was so saddened to see in the paper today where your father passed away. I have walked in your moccasins & I know how very hard it is. I want you to know that you are in my prayers & I know that God will give you strength as you face the difficult days without your daddy. He knows the reason for each tear & how you are hurting at this time, He knows the heartache of your heart right now. I know how much you loved your daddy. He loved the Lord so you know where he is at this moment & he is not sick any longer but walking the streets of gold with His Lord & Saviour. As you go through the days ahead they will be difficult but you lean on God & He will give you strength to face each & every day with new grace & mercy & He will increase your strength as your faith grows looking for the day when you will see your daddy again along with Jesus. I know you were a daddy’s girl as I was. I’m here for you Karen if you need me. You know my number. I will see you Sunday. He will live on in your heart by the memories as you hold them close each & every day. Stay close to your mother in these days ahead as she is going to need you. Love you & I am praying for you & your family. Teressa Tipton Warren (From school)

  16. The Officers and Members of Local Union 238 would like to send their sincere condolences for your loss. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.

  17. I am a friend we injoy RC modeling togetter. My prays are with you and may God bless you in this time of passing he will be missed.

  18. Sharon, Thinking of you today and sending up a prayer for you. Have had grandgirls all weekend, who had an exposition at Broyhill Civic Ctr.
    So sorry I could not be with you today but send much love your way.
    Friends always, Kathy Holman

  19. We are so sorry for your loss. Pat was a very generous and loving person. We have had lots of good times with him and you at the Christmas Party and at the field. Please accept our sincere condolances. It is truely a loss for us but he is now in no more pain and suffering. We know where Pat is and where he will be. With our Lord and Saviour.

  20. I’ll always miss you, Daddy, already 11 years. soon to be 12. The pain is less, but the hole in my heart remains. Until we meet again, know I love you!

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