Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by JParanee, Feb 19, 2021.

  1. JParanee

    JParanee Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 23, 2006
    The great Bill BAGWELL has passed away at 77 years old

    He is survived by his wonderful wife Sidra

    Founding member of the ABS among many things

    Bill is known by many to be the king of the modern fighting Bowie

    Bill was and will always be a legend

    RIP my friend

    Last edited: Feb 20, 2021
  2. Busto

    Busto KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 26, 2011
    He Will be Missed.....RIP Bill..

    Condolences to Family and Friends...
  3. Steven65

    Steven65 Traditional Hog Platinum Member

    Mar 11, 2008
    My condolences Joe, I know you were close.

    He will be remembered as an icon of US knife making.

    My deepest condolences to all his friends and family.
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  4. seanj

    seanj Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2010
  5. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    May He RIP and Bless His Family.
  6. Win Heger

    Win Heger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2000
    So sorry to hear this, R.I.P.
  7. JamesBro

    JamesBro Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    A great knifemaker, very sad to hear this, R.I.P.
  8. Bigfattyt


    Jun 23, 2007
    Condolences to his family and friends. Sad news indeed.
  9. 3fifty7

    3fifty7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 24, 2016
    Very sad to hear. Pray for peace for his family in this time.
  10. lhzeng


    Dec 4, 2017
  11. Kohai999

    Kohai999 Second Degree Cutter Platinum Member

    Jul 15, 2003
    Condolences, Joe.

    Hits home...:(

    Phil Lobred
    My wife, Karen
    Bill Bagwell...RIP.

    Best Regards,

    STeven Garsson
  12. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    It always makes my heart heavy when another one of the greats bites the dust. My condolences to family and friends...........
    Mike157 likes this.
  13. Transit


    Jan 22, 2006
    Great lost to the knife making community and one of the last old school knife makers...........RIP
  14. Dr Heelhook

    Dr Heelhook

    Jul 24, 2007
    I'm sorry to hear that. My condolences.
  15. jlauffer

    jlauffer Tempt not the Blade Platinum Member

    Apr 11, 2016
  16. not2sharp

    not2sharp Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 1999

  17. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    We've lost another irreplaceable brother in this legendary generation of smiths, cutlers, historians, and blade users/ sad.

    I've got one of your Hell's Belle on my belt in memoriam. RIP, Mr. Bagwell.
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  18. Scott Hanson

    Scott Hanson Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 6, 2014
    Very sorry to hear this, this is terrible news.
  19. TK Steingass

    TK Steingass Knifemaker - Buckeye Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 16, 2010
    Life is hard - RIP Bill
  20. ohen cepel

    ohen cepel Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 19, 2002
    Sad news. Great craftsman.

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