Obituary- John Wagner

Feb 4th, 2019 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

John David Wagner passed from this life, entering his eternal home with the Lord on January 16, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was 63 years old.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara. Others surviving are stepsons, Jay Dale and wife Suzanne, Steve Dale and girlfriend Melanie Shane; grandson Nicholas Dale; brother-in-law, Jack Maness; sister-in-law, Kay Wagner; sisters, Becky Harvey and husband Danny, Mary Snow and husband Moyer; many dearly loved cousins, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his beloved dog of 14 years, Molly. Preceding John in death were his parents, Harrison and Edith Wagner; brother, Bill Wagner and sister, Lorraine Harrison.

John was retired from S & R Textiles where he was a sales representative for 23 years. He was very active in the horse industry and trained Tennessee Walking Horses for over 20 years. In 1988 he was elected Trainer of the Year in North Carolina and Virginia. He served as Central Region Vice-President for the North Carolina Horse Council for many years and as President of the Davidson County Horseman’s/REINS Association for 6 years.

Funeral services were held January 19th at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial was in Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Robbins. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 505 S. Park St., Asheboro, NC 27203 or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. The Scoop sends warmest condolences to the Wagner Family.

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