(HEFLIN) The funeral for Herman Coy Ragan, 79, of Heflin will be Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church in Delta with Bro. Wayne Pike and Bro. Gary Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Mr. Ragan will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Saturday.

Mr. Ragan passed away Wednesday, March 17, at his residence.

A Gadsden native, Mr. Ragan was born Aug. 25, 1941, the son of John Grady and Bertha Leeander Ragan. He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and worked as a truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Pruitt Ragan of Heflin; two daughters, Margie Bearden (Ernie) and Wanda Brooks (Kevin), both of Heflin; two sons, Ray Ragan of Wedowee and Paul Ragan (Donna) of Delta; son-in-law, Chris Pettit of Heflin; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Vaughn of Gadsden; and brother, Thurman Ragan of Kilpatrick. Mr. Ragan was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa Pettit; and brothers, Robert Ragan, Clifford Ragan, Mack Ragan and William Ragan.

Pallbearers will be Michael Burk, Coy Burk, Cody Burgess, Kyle Ragan, Eric Ragan and Gene Ragan. Johnathon Bearden will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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