Thomas Jackson Lagle Sr.

Published 10:55 am Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Thomas Jackson Lagle Sr., 88, of Mocksville died at his home in Davie County on April 17, 2021.

He was born Aug. 19. 1932 in Davie County, son of the late Thomas Jefferson Lagle and Grace Stroud Lagle. He is also preceded in death by: his wife, Rilla (Tenny) Lagle; 3 brothers, Bill, Bob and Paul Lagle; son-in-law, Tracy Easter; and a grandson, Darren Taylor.

He retired from Campbell Body Shop in Salisbury after 25 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and was the assistant chief for Franklin Fire Department and had been a member of Jerusalem Fire Department for many years. He attended First Baptist Church of Cooleemee.

Survivors: 2 sons Jackie Lagle (Penny) and Jeff Lagle (Anita), all of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Susan Lagle Easter and Sheila Taylor (Mike), all of Mocksville; a sister, Laura Jane Barnhardt of Mocksville;  grandchildren, Tommy Lagle (Heather), Amanda Wilson (Curt), Aimee Crowe (Michael), Jordain Kent (Brian), Seth, Matthew, and Lilli Easter, Chace and Colton Lagle; and 9 great-grandchildren.

  A graveside service was held April 20 at 11 a.m. at Turrentine Baptist Church in Mocksville.

Memorials:  First Baptist of Cooleemee, youth and children group.