Carlyle “Corky” Bagley, Jr. 74, former long-time resident of Canton, passed away Friday May 21, 2021 while at his home in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania.
Carlyle Leon, Jr. was born in Canton on November 29, 1946 a son of the late Carlyle Sr. and Eloise (Thomas) Bagley. Corky, as he was known by friends and family alike, attended Canton Area Schools.
Corky was a natural born traveler and often hitched hiked his way on his adventures. He travelled out west periodically in his youth armed with nothing more than his kind demeanor, intuition & the ID tags made by his parents after his first adventure from home! He lived and worked at his family’s farm for most of his life. He was a doting uncle who played cards & games with his many nieces. He loved watching old western tv shows and movies. He was well taken care of in his golden years by the Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home staff and the Towanda Hospice Team.
Besides his parents, Corky was predeceased by a sister; Beverly, a brother; Roy and a brother-in-law; Michael Brutzman.
Surviving is a brother; George (Char) Bagley of Washington, a sister; Sharon Brutzman of Bloomsburg, brother-in-law; Earl Ridall of Canton, several nieces and cousins.
A celebration of the Bagley brothers, Corky and brother Roy, who just past away on September 12, 2020, will be held 3 to 4 p.m. Friday June 18, 2021 at the Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Drive, Canton. A private burial will be held in Grover Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations for Corky may be made to the Learning Disabilities Association of PA at email@example.com, whose envisions a world where they believe learning & thinking differently is considered a blessing and for Roy, the Wounded Warriors at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Full obituaries and condolences may be shared at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com
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