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Richard Byron Hager

September 16, 1952 ~ July 11, 2017 (age 64)

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Richard Byron Hager 64, of Sanford passed away at Duke University Medical Center on Tuesday July 11, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday July 16, 2017 at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Buffalo Cemetery.


Mr. Hager was born in Iredell County and was preceded in death by his father, Richard M. Hager and his mother Catherine Winecoff. He served many years on the Board of Elections and also served as Past Chairman. He served as a Family Law Specialist for 37 years. He graduated with an undergrad degree from UNC and was a part of the charter class of Campbell School of Law.


Mr. Hager is survived by his wife, Kimberly Simpson Hager of Sanford; son, Richard Simpson Alexander Hager of Sanford; daughter, Sarah Frances Hager Oxendine (Ryan) of Raleigh; daughter, Elaine Hager Berton (Gheric) of Charlotte; son, Byron Patrick Hager of Wilmington and daughter, Wendy Hager Kreitman (Ryan) of Raleigh; brothers, Greg Hager (Wanda) of Winterville and Tony Hager (Mary) of North Myrtle Beach; sister, Rhonda Argenbright (Dean) of Winterville; five grandchildren, Hayes and Cate Oxendine, Cameron and Davis Berton, and Parker Kreitman; many nieces and nephews.


The family will greet friends from 2-3pm in the Ladies Parlor before the Funeral.


Memorial contributions can be made to Duke Cancer Institute, Office of Development, 710 W. Main St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701

 Service Information

July 16, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ladies Parlor at St Luke
2916 Wicker Street
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
July 16, 2017

3:00 PM
St Luke United Methodist Church
2916 Wicker St
Sanford, NC 27330

July 16, 2017

4:00 PM
Buffalo Cemetery
1333 Carthage St
Sanford, NC 27330

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