William Leo Hagerty, Sr., 86, of Owensville, Mo. passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.
William was born in Higginsville on July 17, 1930, to the late John and Marie (Branch) Hagerty. On February 5, 1955, in St. Louis he was united in marriage to Patricia Kavanaugh. He had served his country with the United States Army. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Owensville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, John Hagerty.
His survivors include his wife, Patricia of Owensville; daughter, Diane Grant of Tacoma, Washington; son, Bill Hagerty Jr. of Owensville; grandchildren, Tiffany Grant and Casey Grant and wife, Lacey; brother, J. Patrick Hagerty of Jeffersonville, Ind.; sisters, Gloria Tayloe and husband William, Rita Loseman all of Owensville, Loveigh Struttmann and husband, Melvin of O'Fallon.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 11 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, January 12 at 11:00 a.m. with Msgr. Gregory Higley as the celebrant.
He is being buried with full military honors.