He was born in Early, Ga. Oct. 1, 1922, a son of the late Charles Arthur Agan and the late Lily Frances Early Agan.
Rev. Agan was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific with the U. S. Marine Corps at Guadalcanal. Prior to his ministry, he was a salesman and owned and operated Agan Mercantile.
Having served as a minister for 57 years at a number of churches, Rev. Agan organized The Word and The Way Baptist Church in 1973, and served as Pastor there for 39 years.
He was married to the former Dorothy Louise Holcomb June 13, 1948, and was preceded in death by her Jan.28, 2001.
On Dec. 15, 2001, he was married to the former Marilyn Gresham Patterson, and was preceded in death by her on June 22, 2007.
Besides his parents, Rev. Agan was also preceded in death by two sisters, Rebecca Hutchins and Patty Fritz; four brothers, Leonard Agan, Donald Agan, J. W. Agan, and the Rev. James F. Agan; a brother-in-law, Ralph (Pat) Holcomb; and by his step-mother, Ann Agan.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Fuller Agan, to whom he was married Sept. 13, 2008;
two daughters, Kathy Sanders and her husband James and Kay Barnett and her husband, Dr. John Barnett, all of Lindale; his sister, Francis Clark of Cartersville and his brother, Glenn Agan and wife Stacey of Cave Spring. Five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Friday Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. John Barnett and Mr. John Collette officiating.
Interment followed in the family lot of the Pleasant Hope Cemetery with the Honor Guard of the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion providing military honors.
Pallbearers were: Todd Williams, Brandon Wood, Jason Sanders, Jimmy Duke, John Collette and Ricky Mantooth.
John House’s Cave Spring Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.