Former Assistant General Overseer Orville Hagan Passes Away

Rev. Orville Hagan, former assistant general overseer for the Church of God, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Rev. Hagan served for six years on the International Executive Committee as third and second assistant general overseer between 2002 and 2008. He was also a former Assistant Director (1994-1998) and Director (1998-2002) of Evangelism and Home Missions, state overseer of Hawaii (1978-1982), Chicago-Metro (1982-1986), Tennessee (1986-1990), and Virginia (1992-1994). He was also state director of Youth and CE in Kentucky and Pennsylvania. He served on the International Executive Council from 1998-2000.

Orville Hagan

In the later years of his ministry, Rev. Hagan led “America Ablaze,” a church planting network and American missionary strategy. He served as a pastor in Rock Hill and Sumter, S.C., and in Columbus and Wabash, Indiana. He was a member of the boards of West Coast Bible College, Evangelism and Home Missions and Youth and Christian Education. He was also a World Missions Field Representative from 1990-1992.

A native of Kentucky, Rev. Hagan began his ministry in 1956, a year after marrying his wife, Vicky. They are the parents of two children, Abbie and Greg.

The funeral will be held on Friday, March 20 at the North Cleveland Church of God. Visitation will take place from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, followed by the funeral at 2:00 pm. Jim Rush Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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