John Chapman Pagans, 90 of Moneta, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on Monday, May 14, 1928 in Franklin Co., a son of the late John Henry Pagans and Tennie Fannie Bobbitt Pagans. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Burnice Mae Arthur Pagans. He was a retired welder at Walker Machine Foundry.
He is survived by his son, Gary Wayne Pagans (Betty) of Goodview; daughter, Cynthia P. Hutchens of Moneta; three grandchildren, Jeremy Pagans (Anita), Eddie Nelson, Jr. and Elizabeth Rector & fiance, Dra'nekin; his great-grandchildren, Emerald Pagans, Dylan Nelson, Hunter Burns, Hannah Nelson, Carter Pagans, Arie McDaniel; a brother, Owen Pagans of Franklin Co.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford. Interment will follow in the Morgans Baptist Church Cemetery.The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.