Rev. William R. Ragsdale

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,  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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