DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
David Brent Bagwell
David Brent Bagwell, 51, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on January 27th, 2021 at his home. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, son of the late Jerry David “Danny” Bagwell and Ruth Clippard Bagwell. Brent was a long-time member and Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Kings Mountain. Brent attended North Carolina State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing Education and a Minor in Business Management. While he was at NC State, he was a member of the Wolfpack football team. After his playing career came to an end, he started a career in coaching and became a graduate assistant football coach at NC State, and TCU. He then went on to coach at Newberry College, Virginia Military Institute, and Lenoir-Rhyne University. He also coached football at North Gaston, and Kings Mountain High Schools helping lead North Gaston to the State Championship game in 2007. Always active in sports and his children’s lives, Brent coached his sons and daughter in many sports including baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball for many years. Throughout his life he coached many other young men where he played a vital role in developing them on and off of the field. Brent was employed with Mohawk Industries as Senior Vice President of the Builder/Multifamily division. Brent enjoyed serving the community and did it in many ways including serving on the board at the Kings Mountain YMCA and the Kings Mountain Country Club. Brent was also a leader within his church. One of his greatest honors was being inducted into the Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. Brent was a wonderful provider for his family and a devoted and loving husband, father, son and brother. His contributions to the community and his family will be missed greatly.
SURVIVORS: Wife of twenty-six years: Shannon Smith Bagwell, of the home
Sons: Daniel Edmond Bagwell and David James Bagwell, both of Kings Mountain, NC
Daughter: Paige Bren Bagwell, Kings Mountain, NC
Mother: Ruth Clippard Bagwell, Kings Mountain, NC
Brother: Stephen Kale Bagwell, Kings Mountain, NC
Sisters-in-law: Sonya Smith Crawford (Ronald), Boiling Springs, NC and Miranda Shea Smith, Kings Mountain, NC
Uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends and co-workers that he also considered family.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:00 am at Mountain Rest Cemetery
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery
In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent to First Presbyterian Church of Kings Mountain PO Box 1188 Kings Mountain, NC 28086 and the Kings Mountain Touchdown Club PO Box 2017 Kings Mountain, NC 28086
The family requests that all in attendance wear a face covering and practice social distancing during the service.
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