Donald Zeb Bagwell
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Donald Zeb Bagwell
  • January 2, 1955 - September 26, 2017
  • San Francisco, California

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Donald Zeb Bagwell, 62 left his earthly home for his eternal rest on September 26, 2017 from Hospice of Carteret County in Newport, NC.

Born January 2, 1955 in Raleigh, NC, Donald was the youngest of six to his parents Calvin and Eldora Bagwell. He graduated from William G. Enloe High School and followed in his father's footsteps in the taxi cab business. After his father's passing Donald and his brother C.B. took the reins of Safety Taxi and continued to grow the business before moving onto new endeavors in the courier and handicap transportation businesses.

Donald can best be described as a man with a generous spirit. If he knew of a need, he would respond without waiting to be asked. He was also a man who never met a stranger and could make friends everywhere he went. He left a lasting impression on everyone he met and truly lit up a room with his humor, smile and laughter. He loved antiquing and the thrill of the hunt to find rare pieces. He spent his last days by the water in Bogue Inlet where he cherished every moment fishing, gardening, and spending time with his friends and family he cared for deeply.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Calvin & Eldora Bagwell; and his brother C.B. Bagwell, Jr. He is survived by his daughter; Mary Lauren Bagwell of San Francisco, CA; brother, J.W. Gargis of Columbia, S.C.;sisters, Ruby Jones of Creedmoor, Deborah Stoner of Bogue, and Dale Stevenson of Garner; nieces Patti Pickens of Columbia, S.C., and Joy Bradley of Creedmoor, Nicole Beaucamp of Garner; and nephew Johnathan Blackwell of Wallace.

Celebration of Life services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 30th at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 St Mary's St, Raleigh, NC 27605.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hospice fund of Carteret Healthcare https://www.carterethealth.org/giving/donate-now.