Born Sept. 9, 1949, to the late Aaron and Erna (Fuhrmann) Wagner, he married the former Rita Huncosky on March 15, 1986. He was well loved and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and St. John's Men's Club.
He loved farming until the end and enjoyed John Deer tractors, going to tractor pulls and was proud to be on the Grover-Porterfield Fire Department for 40 years.
He is survived by, his wife, Rita; a sister, Charlene (Archie) Hurley; a brother-in-law, Jay (Phyllis) Huncosky Sr; three nephews, Jim (Tricia) Hurley, Joel Hurley and Jerome (Dawn) Hurley; a niece Janell (Duane) Goldsmith and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation was held Sunday, Nov. 3, at St. John's Church in Grover from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Visitation continued at the Church on Monday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Pastor Dan Sargent officiated with burial in St. John's Cemetery. Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.