David Lee Hagans passed away on Saturday, December 25 2021. He was born on March 18, 1928 in Pitt County, NC to Willie and Lucy Matthews Hagans. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters Irene Hagans Brown and Lois Hagans Wombles.
He married the love of his life, Nellie Varnell Hagans on July 8, 1950 and they celebrated 57 wonderful years of marriage until her death on March 17, 2008.
He is survived by his sister Ethel Hagans Mears of Tarboro; sons Robert Lee Hagans, Sr of Pinetops and James David Hagans, Sr of Tarboro; daughters Teresa Hagans Cobb of Macclesfield and Susan Elaine Hagans of Tarboro.
He is also survived by 5 wonderful grandchildren: Robert Lee Hagans, Jr, Kristie Cobb Andrews, Kelly Cobb Byrd, James David Hagans, Jr, and Micki Renee Cobb Brown.
He was also blessed with 14 great-grandchildren who all survive him: Nick Andrews, Taylor Andrews, Haley Hagans, Lauren Hagans, Ma’Kenzie Hagans, Zakk Poland, Grace Byrd, Noah Byrd, Jonas Byrd, Lawrence Brown, Cadence Brown, Samantha Brown, Cory Lee Brown, and Noland Brown.
Visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Penders Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Tarboro, NC.
Funeral Services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Penders Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Tarboro, NC with Reverend Johnny Hendricks officiating.
Burial will follow at Edgecombe Memorial Park, Tarboro, NC