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Harper "Steve" Stevenson Hagen

Harper Stevenson "Steve" Hagen III, 63, resident of 108 Kensington Dr. husband of Linda Bond Hagen passed away Tuesday Aug. 17, 2010 at his home.

He was born July 13, 1947, a son of Harper Stevenson Hagen, Jr. and Mary Alice Boyd Hagen.

Steve was a graduate of Abbeville High School and Erskine College Class of 1969. He also served in the SC National Guard. He coached Little League football and baseball and also enjoyed watching his son Matt play. Steve was especially fond of watching old movies and certainly the one's of his hero, the late John Wayne. He was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. Steve retired from CSX Railroad as an Engineer with over 40 years of service. The love of his life was the running of trains. He will be remembered as a loving, wonderful husband and father and will be truly missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his loving wife, Linda Bond Hagen of the home; a son Matthew "Matt" Hagen of the home; his parents, Harper and Mary Alice Boyd Hagen of Abbeville, SC; 2 sisters, Gina H. Stone and her husband, Frankie, of Abbeville, SC and Mary Carlton Hurt and her husband, Greg, of North Augusta, SC; his mother and father in law Mack and Jean Bond of Greenwood, SC.

He was preceded in death by a son Josh Hagen.

A celebration of Steve's life will be conducted Friday Aug. 20, 2010 at 3:00 PM in the chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:30 PM prior to services at the funeral home. The family is at the home 108 Kensington Dr. Greenwood, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Steve may be made to the Greenwood Humane Society PO Box 242 Greenwood, SC 29648 or to St. Mark United Methodist Church, Samaritan Fund, 550 Hwy. 72 By-Pass Greenwood, SC 29649.


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, August 20, 2010
1:00 - 2:30 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, August 20, 2010
3:00 PM

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Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I can tell by the way you treat people in life, he had to be a great man. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. If there is anything I can to please do not hesitate to call on me. Again, you have my heartfelt condolences. Chip French

Chip French Aug 29 2010 12:00 AM

Mrs. Linda & Matt, Just wanted to let you know the Vaughn's are praying for you in this time of need! Love Ya'll.

Joel Vaughn Aug 27 2010 12:00 AM

Dear Linda and Matt, I'm praying daily that God will comfort you with His love and peace during this time of shock and grief. Please remember how much you are loved. God bless! Kit

Kit Adkins Aug 24 2010 12:00 AM

Linda & Matt, I'm thinking about you guys. Steve was always very kind to me, and I loved hearing him talk about John Wayne & "Little Kenny". Matt- when he watched you play ball he would beam from ear to ear. It was obvious that he was very proud of you. Take care!

Rebecca Hamrick Grounsell Aug 23 2010 12:00 AM

We just learned of Steve's passing upon returning from vacation. Steve was a great classmate and friend. We hope that you are comforted by family, friends and God's love at this time. Steve will be missed greatly.

Marilyn and Larry Little Aug 22 2010 12:00 AM

Dear Linda, I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for you and your son. May God touch you with his amazing grace thhrough this difficult time. My heart goes out to you. Love, Teresa

Teresa Moorhead Aug 22 2010 12:00 AM

We are hurt and sadden of this news. Trey and Kyle remembers the time he "Mr. Hagen" spent playing with them when we lived in Kensington. Tell the LORD Thank You for letting us share him here on earth.

Joseph Johnsie Trey Kyle Brinson Aug 20 2010 12:00 AM

Linda and Matthew, I just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking about you in your time of sorrow and keeping you in my prayers.

Kathy Hagen Aug 20 2010 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you all strength and peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Hanks Aug 20 2010 12:00 AM

Linda & Matthew, You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kevin Hagen Aug 20 2010 12:00 AM

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