Gary Wayne WAGNER

February 14, 1936 ~ October 14, 2007

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Mr. Gary Wayne Wagner passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at his Farmington residence at the age of 71 years and 8 months. Gary was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Marble Hill, MO., & was the son of Charles Milton Wagner and Reeda Ellen 'Back' Wagner. Also preceding Gary in death was one Brother, J.C. Wagner.

Gary was a member of the American Bar Association and a practicing attorney with the Colson, Wagner and MacKay Law Firm in Farmington for 38 years. Gary had been active in many community organizations and was the Farmington City Counselor for 35+ years. Gary was a former School Teacher and Agent for the Missouri Conservation Department. Gary was a member of Farmington First Baptist Church.

Survivors Include: his wife of nearly 50 years, Frances L. 'Underwood' Wagner; 1 Daughter, Jane Wagner-Garner; 1 Son, Anthony (& Marianne) Wagner; Son-In-Law: Brian Garner, all of Farmington; 1 Sister, Norma 'Mrs. Mayford' Warren, of Cape Girardeau, MO; 2 Grandchildren: Jessica Lorainne 'Mrs. Joshua' Burton, of Hilo, Hawaii; Garret Wagner-Garner, of Farmington. 1 Great-Grandson: Caleb Burton. Also, his Mother-In-Law: Thelma Underwood, of Farmington.

Farmington Visitation : Wed, 5-8 p.m., resuming Thurs.,7 - 9:30 a.m.

Farmington Funeral : Thurs., 11 am, at Farmington First Baptist Church with Dr. William C. Miller and Rev. Jacob Pollard officiating.

Marble Hill Visitation : Thursday, 5-8 p.m., at LILEY Funeral Home - 410 Union St. - Marble Hill, MO. 63764 (573) 238.2820

Marble Hill Funeral : Friday, 10:30 a.m., Oct. 19th at LILEY Funeral Home CHAPEL.

Interment : Glenallen Cemetery, Marble Hill, MO.

Memorials to : * HospiceCare, Inc. - PO Box 1000 - Park Hills, MO. 63601-1000 &/or * American Cancer Society.

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  1. Frances and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you, along with my deepest sympathy. As a delivery driver for USA Drug, I am blessed to meet some special people on a daily basis, but none more special than Gary. He always greeted me with a smile and acted as though he'd known me forever. I will miss him. Ann

  2. I have known Gary for 30 years. He always had a smile on his face and was a very kind man. I'm sorry that I never have met any of his family. You have my deepest sympathy…he will be missed by all whose lives he touched. God will never put more on our shoulders than we can bare…keep the faith, and He will see your family through this most difficult time. David Isabel

  3. Dear Frances, I just wanted you to know how sorry I am about Gary. You have my deepest sympathy. You and your family are in my prayers. God will see you though this difficult time. Kim Devine

  4. Fran and Jane, Sorry for your loss. Your family has meant so much to me over the years. Gary was a good man and will be missed greatly. I love you both.

  5. Frances, Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your husband. Gary must have been an amazing man, because his energy and love for people shine through you. It must have been wonderful to have had him in your life. May God Bless You, Carmen A. Valdez (Myra A. Sanchez's sister)

  6. Jane, Garrett, Brian and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We know that his illness has plagued him for a while. We never realized how much Garrett looked like your dad until we saw the video tribute. What wonderful memories that you have captured on film. Please let us know if there is anything that we can help with and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jaime, Jeff, Gage and Brynn

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