January 14, 1974 - May 1, 2020 Brian Michael Hager, 46, of China Grove, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, May 1, 2020. Brian was born Jan. 14, 1974, in Hillsborough County, Fla., a son of Michael Wayne Hager and Glenda Donaldson Hager. Brian enjoyed all things outdoors, especially tinkering with things to fix (lawn mowers, tillers, motors of any type). Brian enjoyed spending time fishing at local ponds and enjoying nature. Listening to Rock and Country music was a great pastime. Spending time with family and friends was time he always cherished. Brian was preceded in death by his daughter, Emily Hager. Family members left to remember and cherish Brian's memory are his sons, Nicholas Hager and Bradley Hager of China Grove, and Susan Hager of China Grove; his mother, Glenda Donaldson Owens of China Grove and his father, Michael Wayne Hager of Virginia; his sister, Michelle Teague; grandson, Oliver Hager of China Grove; nieces Courtney Kelly, Stormey Kelly, Jadah Teague, and great-niece, Serenity Rodriguez, all of China Grove; and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, May 8, from 5 to 6 p.m., with a funeral service following in Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel. Whitley's Funeral Home www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

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I am so very sorry to hear of the sudden death of Brian. I have known his Mother Glenda for many years. I offer my sincere condolences to his entire family and friends. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Dovie Dill Goodnight

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