• Date Of Birth: January 7, 1945
  • Date Of Death: January 10, 2021
  • Spouse: Phyllis Bagwell Stamps
  • Children: Shane Stamps, Chuck Higgins
  • Occupation: Contractor
  • City: Hartwell
  • State: Georgia

Mr. Bill Stamps, age 76, of Hartwell, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021.

He was preceded in death by Mother and Father, Mozelle and Mack Stamps, Hartwell, GA; and two brothers, Kenneth Stamps, Charleston, S.C. and Charles Stamps, Greenville, S.C.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of forty years, Phyllis Bagwell Stamps, Hartwell; sons, Shane Stamps and wife Maggie, Louisville, KY, and Chuck Higgins, Hartwell; grandchildren, Hayden, Gavin, and Mason Stamps; and two nieces, Kim Taylor, Charleston, and Crystal Tallent, Hartwell; as well as five great-nieces and nephews.

Bill was very close to his ‘married into’ family who include his doting mother-in-law Rose Lou Bowman Bagwell, with her husband John and two brothers-in-law, Joel Kennedy, Cumming, and Melvin Puckett, Buford, all of whom predeceased Bill in death. He is survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Blake & Bonnie Bagwell, Kenneth & Jean Bagwell, Miriam Puckett, Trent & Gail Bagwell, all of Buford, GA, Mary Kennedy, Cumming, GA, and Phillip and Holly Bagwell, Cleveland, GA. There are other Bagwell family members-nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews not enough room to list here but you know who you are!

The Stamps family has resided in Hartwell and the surrounding area for several generations.

Bill was born on January 7, 1945, in Hartwell, GA., and attended Hart County schools, Georgia Southern University, and Anderson College. He was a member of the National Guard and was a self-employed contractor. Restoring vintage historic buildings was his passion. Bill was an active member of the Hart County Historical Society and a member of Hartwell First United Methodist Church.