We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Christie's Funeral Home & Crematorium
The family of the late George Bagley age 85 husband of Joyce Bagley of Yorkton sadly announce his passing on May 23, 2022 at the Yorkton Regional Hospital.
George was born on September 10, 1936 in Virden Manitoba to Charles and Beatrice (Bryant) Bagley.
George grew up on farms near Miniota, MB. He had a wealth of stories about raising sheep and riding his special horse “Barney”. He attended Two Creeks School.
George worked in automotive at Nield Brothers, in Virden and Melita. After injuring his back as a volunteer fire fighter in Melita, he changed to farm machinery mechanics at Griffith Brothers.
In 1959, George married Joyce Bagley (OAKEY). They lived in Melita where their three children Bryan, Brenda (Brian), and Craig (Georgie) were born.
In 1966, George started working for Case Power and Equipment in Winnipeg and was hired the following year by Case IH Wisconsin as a parts and service representative.
In 1972, he moved his family to Yorkton. He travelled extensively, calling on Case IH dealers across Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He also spent many months in the U.S. teaching service schools.
George retired in 1999. He loved fishing and has been out on many lakes in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Northern fishing trips, family, camping and fishing with his grandsons were his joy. He loved Pickerel!
George was predeceased by his parents Charles and Beatrice Bagley; his brother Jim Bagley; his sister Betty McLaren; precious granddaughter Emily Legebokoff and by Alicia Venne (mother of Xavier, Kascia and Hezekiah).
Those left to mourn and celebrate George’s life are his wife of 63 years Joyce; his children Bryan, Brenda (Brian) and Craig (Georgie); his grandsons Chad Legebokoff (Lisa) and Brogan Legebokoff (Jessica); great grandchildren Sierra Legebokoff, Brynn Legebokoff, Xavier Venne, Kascia Legebokoff, Hezekiah Legebokoff,and Enver Legebokoff; special loved ones Denise Legebokoff and Lindsay Oberg; his sister Edith Soder and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Monday May 30, 2022 at 2:00 pm form the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Yorkton, SK with Rev. Luann Hrywkiw officiating. Interment to follow in the church columbarium. The service will be livestreamed at 1:50 please click on the link provided to view the service, you do not require a Facebook account to participate. http://www.facebook.com/christiesfuneralhome.
Donations in memory of George may be made to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church 165 2nd Ave N Yorkton, SK S3N 1G5.
For more information or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.ChristiesFuneralHome.com.