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Vernon "Scott" Hagans

March 13, 1956 ~ December 3, 2018 (age 62)

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Scott Hagans, of Des Moines, died Monday at his home, December 3, 2018.

A Celebration of Life gathering was held 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, December 7th, at Corinthians Gardens, 1011 University Avenue, in Des Moines. An additional Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a later date in Kansas City, Missouri.  

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Arrangements entrusted to O'Leary Celebration of Life Center - Funeral & Cremation Services (515) 981-0700.


Scott’s Life Story

Scott Hagans was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 13, 1956, to his mother, Lillie (Jackson) Hagans.  He graduated from High School in St. Louis, and received and Associates Degree from the local Community College.  Scott later moved to the Des Moines area, where he has resided for the last 20 years.  He worked for Sheraton Hotels for many years.  Scott loved his job, booking reservations all over the world, and was even named the “Employee of the Year”.

All of Scott’s friends would say he never met a stranger; he could talk to anyone and was a very likeable person.  Scott kept himself busy with a number of hobbies, he loved working with electronics and reading, he enjoyed cooking, listening to music, and especially travelling.  Scott travelled to New York, Las Vegas, Florida, and recently to Arizona with his sister Dorothy.  He was a spiritual man and he consistently studied the Bible.

Surviving Scott are his siblings, Dorothy Walker of Kansas City, MO, Gloria Hagans of St. Louis, MO, Anthony Bankhead of Las Vegas, NV, and Robbie Rogers of St. Louis, MO; long-time friend, Jamie Fox; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.  Scott is preceded in death by his mother.

On behalf of Scott’s family, they would like to send a special thanks to Fatima Rutledge.

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Services are to be announced

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