William Charles "Charlie" Ragan, Jr. 87, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the Chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Waldorf officiating. The family will greet friends from 1:00PM to 2:00PM prior to the service on Saturday. To those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to: Al Sihah Shrine Temple, 222 Mecca Drive, Macon, Georgia 31206 for the Children's Hospital.
Mr. Ragan was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to the late Charlotte Elizabeth "Lottie" Joyner Ragan and William "Bill" Charles Ragan. He was the co-owner of Ragan Park (Recreation), and worked at the Naval Ordinance Plant, Macon Custom Signs, U.S. Postal Services and the Macon Centreplex for 45 years. Mr. Ragan was a member of Riverside Methodist Church. He was a Shriner, an active member of the Masons, Scottish-Rite, ROJ, Macon Motorboat Club and TPA. Mr. Ragan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was preceded in death by his daughter: Nancy Ragan Whitten.
Mr. Ragan is survived by his caring and loving wife of 69 years: Lillian Pollock Ragan; son: Ronnie Ragan; grandchildren: Chuck (Angela) Ragan and Dixie (Lee) Curtis; great-grandchildren: Whittney and Will Butler, Coby Cromer and Ragan Curtis; sister-in-law: Grace P. Reeves; and special niece: Carol S. Reeves.www.maconmp.com
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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.