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Benjamin Ambler Hagood, Sr.

Benjamin Ambler Hagood, Sr.
  • February 21, 1928 - November 9, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • St. Philip's Church
    142 Church Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • or
  • Historic Charleston Foundation
    40 East Bay Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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I remember Mr Hagood as a warm, kind and caring individual. when he was at the helm, his employees came first. During hurricane Hugo, Ben sent our trucks to Greenville with shopping list from his employees. Many a Monday morning would find fresh vegetables on the counter that Ben brought in for the taking. Ben Hagood was the spirit of the William M. Bird Company.


Posted by: Bobq Thompson - Moncks Corner, SC   Nov 16, 2019

Jimmy and Ben,
I am very sorry to hear about your father. May all of your family find peace at this very difficult time. He is another fine Charlestonian who will be missed by all who knew him.


Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC - Friend   Nov 14, 2019

Blessings to all of the Hagood family. I'm remembering and celebrating the life of Ben Hagood. He had a strong positive impact on my life, and I'm deeply thankful for him and for all of you. God bless you all.


Posted by: Edward Marshall - Lexington, KY - Family Friend   Nov 13, 2019

To the family,
It was a pleasure and honor to have known Mr. Hagood as his caregiver.
My prayers are with you during this time.
Love you all,
Leslie Camel


Posted by: Leslie Camel - Charleston, SC   Nov 13, 2019

Derrill and family,
Herb and I send our most heartfelt sympathy to all of you. The obituary is beautifully written to honor a beloved Charlestonian. Our prayers and blessings are with you.


Posted by: Bobbie and Herb Rothschild - ISLE OF PALMS, SC   Nov 12, 2019

Ben Hagood was one of the finest southern gentlemen Our country has had to offer! Mr. Ben was well respected and well loved by All! He raised a solid Family who have all taken on his great qualities. He will be sadly missed, but his memory and influence will never be forgotten!!


Posted by: Dean Kelly - Charleston, SC   Nov 12, 2019

Dear Hagoods,
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Ben was from the Greatest Generation newsman Tom Brokaw wrote of so eloquently. He was also part of the downtown crowd that included my parents. He was such an admirable gentleman, and an upstanding member of the community. May God bless you all as you say good-bye.


Posted by: Chris Sosnowski - Wadmalaw Island, SC   Nov 12, 2019

Such a wonderful life and family goes with Ben, a rare gem of a fine man. I feel a for you all. With love from Darlington County,
Kat( Hastie ) Williamson


Posted by: A friend   Nov 12, 2019

Friends from the N.C. Society of the Cincinnati are with you in spirit. Ben will be missed! George


Posted by: A friend   Nov 12, 2019

My condolences to the entire Hagood family .


Posted by: Bernard Ritter - Bluffton, SC - Family Friend   Nov 11, 2019