Horace F. Wagner

Horace F. Wagner, 84, of Belleville, Illinois, born Tuesday, February 12, 1924, in Paducah, Kentucky, died Thursday, October 2, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Wagner was a retired owner of a Radio & TV Repair shop. He was a member of Community of Christ Church in Shiloh, IL, and a life member of Gothic Lodge #852 AF & AM. He was an excellent piano and organ player, enjoying all types of music. He also enjoyed composing his own music.

Pops was a wonderful husband, father, grandpa and great grandpa. A special thanks to the Visiting Angels and Hospice of Southern Illinois.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Wife: Ruth M. Wagner
  • Parents: Joseph & Elizabeth nee Morgan Wagner
  • Brother: Douglas Wagner
  • 1/2 Brother: Herbert Wagner
He is survived by:
  • Son: Larry (Bonnie) Wagner of Belleville, IL
  • Daughter: Linda (Mike) Trevino of Austin, TX
  • Grandchildren
    • Ann Marie (Bill) Cook,
    • Adam R. (Kristen) Wagner,
    • Bryan Canham,
    • Steven Canham,
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Brittany English
    • Ava Wagner
    • Jake Cook
    • Emily Cook
    • Allison Cook

Visitation: None

Funeral: By his request cremation was held. Memorial service will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 at the Community of Christ Church, Shiloh, Il. with Rev. Ron Soloman officiating. Private burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL