James Henry Bagley was Born to Carole and Charlie Bagley on January 4, 1967 in Worcester, MA and lived the last 30 years in Rochdale, MA in a home he built and treasured and filled with so many memories at every turn. Father to Olivia Lauren Liam James and Eric. Grandfather to Anthony and Dominick. Brother to eight; grandson, nephew, uncle, cousin, friend, and husband.
Attended public schools in Worcester from elm park to Doherty high. Competitive in everything he did, fishing, pool, chess (all board games), arts, cards, cribbage, and any mental challenge, gardening (including carving perfect pumpkins with power tools). He participated and succeeding in numerous sports, and he attended the National Olympics in track and field. He achieved his GED which he treasured. A renaissance man: Chef at Maxfields, Webster House, Hanscom Air Force Base.
Construction at Barrows, self-employed, and numerous human service agencies; He was beyond passionate for classic music, Motown, Hendrix, and the Allman brothers. He had a love for automotive, criminal television shows and, as he said, the ultimate law and order, and football the Denver Broncos forever! A large love of dogs and cats especially his Tabitha
He had the most fond memories of Hampton beach with his family as a child going to old orchard beach with not just his children and wife, but friends who became family for over 30 years.
He never came across any situation he wouldn’t figure out, no matter what it was, and exhausted all his own knowledge leaving nothing unturned to figure it out.
Jim would want to be remembered for his ability to be there for anyone in need, his love of his children, his friendships and adventures, his contagious laughter; a golden heart giving all he had especially the shirt off his back
He will be missed, loved, and treasured daily not only for every memory he made, but the knowledge of all that he had left to give forever plus one.
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