Charles E. Haggerty
Date of Birth: February 21, 1933
Date of Death: July 8, 2020
July 14, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Cuba
July 14, 2020 - 1:30 PM - Graveside Wiley Cemetery
Smithfield- Charles E. “Gene” Haggerty, 87, of rural Smithfield passed away at 7:59 PM Wednesday July 8, 2020 at his residence.
He was born February 21, 1933 at Cuba the son of Charles J. and Mary Rita (Ford) Haggerty. He married Iona Wells on April 2, 1965 at Checkrow. She survives along with four daughters, Tina Payne-Reed of Smithfield, Carol Haggerty of Smithfield, Stacy Haggerty of Smithfield and Sheryl (Ralph) Kindhart of Plymouth, two brothers, Gary (Brenda) Haggerty of Texas and Scott (Pam) Haggerty of Ellisville, two sisters, Marie Ann Corsaw of Florida and Sharon Hinkley of Florida, seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Andrew L. Payne Jr., one grandson, one granddaughter, four brothers and two sisters.
Gene graduated from Cuba High School class of 1951. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean conflict. Gene was a farmer and was the owner of Go-Go Trucking where he was an independent truck driver. Throughout the years he drove over two million miles. Gene enjoyed auctions and attending football games with his children.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 PM Tuesday at Wiley Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Lingenfelter officiating. Burial will follow at Wiley Cemetery rural Ellisville with military services by the Cuba American Legion Russell Smith Post 533. Visitation will be held from 11 AM until 1 PM Tuesday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. To view Gene’s life tribute video or to send online condolences visit henrylange.com.
From: Glen Reid Jul 9 2020 7:18PM I'm so sorry for your loss. Gene was a Good man To us whenever we come down there. He will be Missed. R.I.P Gene From: Heather (Jones) Irwin Jul 9 2020 9:14PM So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you From: Laura Curtis Jul 9 2020 9:43PM So sorry to hear of your loss. May God help you all with the strength to get thru this time. Prayers for all.. From: Mary Woodruff Jul 9 2020 11:19PM Sheryl so sorry to hear if your dad's passing. Sharon also condolences to you on ur brothers passing ??????. RIP. From: Jamie Hayes Jul 9 2020 11:31PM Sorry for you loss sending my thoughts and prayers he was a good man i enjoyed talking to him about trucking he always greated you with a smile he will be mist very much From: Jamie Hayes Jul 9 2020 11:32PM Sorry for you loss sending my thoughts and prayers he was a good man i enjoyed talking to him about trucking he always greated you with a smile he will be mist very much From: Frederick LPayne Iii Jul 10 2020 5:45AM To Iona and Tina, Condolences for your loss and prayers for the entire family. From: Cheryl Churchill Martindale Jul 10 2020 7:42AM So sorry for your loss. Haggerty roots run deep. From: Dan Sinnett Jul 10 2020 8:38AM So sorry for your loss. Gene was really good guy. Condolences to his entire family. From: Ghlee Mulvaney Jul 10 2020 10:11PM So sorry for your lose gene will be mis by many love working around him hauling coal sure love the memorys! From: Ghlee Mulvaney Jul 10 2020 10:11PM So sorry for your lose gene will be mis by many love working around him hauling coal sure love the memorys! From: Craig Mcadams Jul 11 2020 8:48AM Always enjoyed having a cup of coffee and a piece of pie and visiting with gene great man and friend to the family so sorry for your loss From: Craig Mcadams Jul 11 2020 8:48AM Always enjoyed having a cup of coffee and a piece of pie and visiting with gene great man and friend to the family so sorry for your loss From: Leflers Jul 15 2020 8:24PM So sorry for your loss - prayers to all the family.