Bert Hagins

bert hagins
FRANCIS BERT HAGINS February 20, 1958 to January 24, 2015 Bert Hagins rose to heaven like a shooting star on January 24, 2015. Like most of his brothers and sisters Bert went by his middle name. He was born in Barstow California and moved to the Hollywood Riviera in Torrance by age 3. He lived in the South Bay the rest of his life. Bert was a special person indeed. He was dealt some bad cards early on as a baby from an accident causing brain damage from lack of oxygen. He never complained about this fact. He was a positive guy. He sure could make people laugh. He loved God; He loved the Catholic Church and was a St. Lawrence Martyr parishioner his whole life. Bert went to Parkway and St. Lawrence grade schools and South High school in Torrance. Bert loved his family and friends. Saving a few of their life's along the way. Bert loved Animals. He adored nature and landscaping. He loved to cook. He often went fishing and Surfing. He adored Rock Music and artists like Bryan Ferry. Bert just loved his girl Kathleen aka "Kitty" Mackenzie and Life in general. Every day was a adventure for Bert . He was involved in many lines of work with his brothers and friends. He was involved in the work trades of plumbing, roofing, landscaping and various types of construction. This world will be a much sadder place without Bert. Bert was preceded in death by his parents and long time South Bay teachers Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Joann Hagins; grandparents Virgil and Sherry Hagins and John and Mae Gholson; brothers Greg and Paul Hagins; and Sister Kathy Hagins. He is survived by brothers Geoff, Doug and Clark Hagins and his two sisters Rachel and Mary Hagins. He has many nieces and nephews. Donations for the Bert Hagins burial fund may be sent White and Day Mortuary 901 Torrance Blvd, Redondo Beach California, 90277.

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  1. bert even know i havent seen you for a long time you were always a friend to me ill never forget the roof we did together in hermosa it still has’nt leaked yet and that was back in the 80s ill miss u

  2. I know Bert well for many years all the way back to Parkway School. and many years after. Bert did make people laugh and he also went thourgh life very Fast always on the go . i to have not seen Bert for many years and did not know of his passing. very sad to hear about this. Bert was friend..

  3. Bert was naibor he helped me in so many rough thing I would consider him my best friend every day I think of him he was always love I g and ki.d to every one I take about him ever day course he was a big part of my life RIP BERDY .BOY

    • Shit I couldn’t type for shit but lol but ya Bert was my best friend he saved my life and I am who I am now because of Bert years later I got his name (rip Bert )on my righthand because he was always to the right of me he always had my back when I almost got jump as a kid at el retiro park he was the boy rest easy berty forever remembered and always missed.Alexander.D

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