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Rev. William R. Ragsdale

Monday, November 22, 2021
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Notice of Death - Rev. William R. Ragsdale

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 11/22/2021 | Date of Birth: 3/26/1940; | Clergy
We have received word of the Monday, November 22, 2021 death of the Rev. William Robbins Ragsdale of Belmont.  Bill is survived by his wife, Mrs. Annie Joe Ragsdale; three children: William Robbins "Robb" Ragsdale Jr. (wife Trish), Heather Ragsdale Sarkar (husband Roni), and the Rev. George Ivie Ragsdale (wife Catherine); and eight grandchildren: Skyler, Ryan, Cameron, Aaron, Tonia, Gavin, Claire and Anne Louise.  A funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Sunday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church, 807 South Point Road, Belmont, officiated by the Rev. Ellen Robison.  Following the service, the family will receive friends at a reception in Carpenter Hall.  Attendees are requested to wear a mask.  The service will be live-streamed from the church website, www.fumcbelmont.org/live.  Memorial gifts can be made to the capital campaign fund of First United Methodist Church of Belmont, 807 South Point Road, Belmont, NC 28012.

Bill's history of service is:  65 Student; 67 Macon Cir; 68 Hickory: First Minister of Education; 69 Mayodan; 71 Ecumenical Institute, Chicago; 75 Waxhaw; 75 Disability Leave; 77 Leave of Absence; 81 Honorable Location (91 Readmitted); 90 Pinnacle-Mt Zion; 93 Providence (Salisbury); 95 Disability Leave; 05 Retired.
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