LTC Robert D. Hagee was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/12/2013 at the age of 78.8
Lexington, SC
Date of Birth 02/10/1935
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 68 AHC in 67-68, 190 AHC in 68
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Lt. Col. Robert D. Hagee U.S. Army (Ret.) LEXINGTON Funeral service for Robert Dale Hagee, 78, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 16, 2013, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, 1800 Nazareth Road, Lexington, SC 29073, Pastor Michael Watson officiating. Interment will be held at 1:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Mr. Hagee was born February 10, 1935, in Mooresville, IN, and passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013. He was a son of the late Dale Hagee and Audrey Rariden Hagee. Mr. Hagee was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church. He retired as a lieutenant colonel from the Transportation Corps of the United States Army in 1978, having served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. While in service, among many commendations, he was awarded the Purple Heart, the Air Medal, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Legion of Merit. After retiring from the Army, he was employed by Aeromaritime International as manager for port operations in Lagos, Nigeria. He returned to the states and became a resident of Lexington, SC, then returned to work for Aeromaritime as managing director for operations in Valetta, Malta. In 1980 he returned to Lexington and was employed by both Brutus and Sunbird boat companies as plant manager and human resources manager respectively. He also taught on a part-time basis at Midlands Technical College. Bob, while still able to attend, never missed a soccer, baseball, softball or basketball game, swimming or gymnastics meet, dance, chorus or orchestra recital in which his children or grandchildren participated. He loved to play golf and was an avid USC Gamecock fan. He was a friend to all and was always the first there to lend a helping hand. Surviving are his wife, Anne Hagee; daughters, Cheryl (Steve) Hughes and Susan (Brad) McFarland; grandchildren, Jessica and Christopher Hughes, Madison and Olivia McFarland; brother, Charles R. (Barbara) Hagee of San Diego, CA; sister, Julia (Joe) Lansberry of Plainfield, IN; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caring staff at his recent home, Carroll Campbell Place of Lexington and Tri-County Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nazareth Lutheran Church, the Alzheimer's Association , 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169 or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777. www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net

Published in The State on Dec. 14, 2013

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