More detail on this person: Duane Lumen "Corky" Hagen was welcomed home by his Lord and
Savior on Jan. 4, surrounded by his family at home.
He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring to Daleville after 20 years of service in the Army. After being a civilian helicopter test pilot and getting his degree, he began to teach radio and electronics at Carroll High School, finishing his career teaching computer electronics at Sparks Technical College in Eufaula.
An avid deep sea fisherman, he also created many gifts in woodwork for friends and family.
Duane's family include his wife of 60 years, Lucy, his son, Mike and his wife Janice of Montgomery, his son Chuck and his wife, Melanie of Florence, his daughter, Laura, and her husband, John of Dothan, his son, Kenny of Daleville, grandchildren, Chris and Amanda Hagen, Josh Hagen, Paul Hagen, Brian Hagen, Jenna and Tyler Gresham, Justin and Emily Palmore and Elizabeth Hagen, great grandchildren, Emerson and Cameron Hagen, two brothers, Dean and his wife Pat and Barry and his wife Judy, one sister Yvonne Peterson, and special feline friend, Buddy.
Special thanks are given to the friends of the family who provided prayers, love and support during Duane's brief illness and to the staff of Covenant Hospice. A celebration of his life will be held at Fort Mitchell in Columbus, on Tuesday, Jan 9, at 2:30 p.m. EST. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to the American Cancer Society or a favorite charity.
Chapman Funeral Home of Eufaula is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook for Mr. Hagen at www.eufaulatribune.com Published in The Eufaula Tribune from January 8 to January 15, 2013
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