Jimmy Lester Hager

September 12, 1938November 16, 2021

Jimmy Lester Hager, 83, of Troutman, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the Citadel – Mooresville Center.

Born In Iredell County on September 12, 1938, he was the son of the late Floyd L. Hager and Margaret M. Lail Hager.

Mr. Hager worked many years at Southern Screw Company.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was also preceded in death by his wife, Janet Karico Hager; one daughter, Lisa Dianne Hager; one brother, Richard Hager and one sister, Patricia Ann Wise.

Those left to cherish his memory are two sons, Mark L. Hager and Jeffrey S. Hager and one brother, Roger Hager.

Jimmy will lie in state Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM and Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

A graveside service will occur Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville, North Carolina.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hager family.


  • Lie In State

    Wednesday, November 17, 2021

  • Lie In State

    Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, November 18, 2021


Jimmy Lester Hager

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Terry Pope-Shinn

November 18, 2021

Remembering Jimmy, Janet, Lisa, boys.
Janet would like to see you and Eunice, or email.
Many years have gone by, you were never forgotten. Eunice was my BFF.