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Ronald Loren Wagner, 75, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:40 A.M. Monday, October 17, 2016 at His home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born Thursday, December 12, 1940 in Centralia, Illinois to parents, Lincoln C. and Bonnie Rebecca (Smith) Wagner. He married Judy Kay Hawkins June 6, 1964 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and she preceded him in death on December 16, 2011.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, October 21, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
A Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Ron is survived by his son: Ronald Barton Wagner and wife Hyunhee of Evansville, Indiana, two daughters: Sabra England and husband Steven of Hawaii and Gloria Nicole Abenes and husband Ruben of Mount Vernon, Illinois, six grandchildren: Felicia and Maverick Wagner and Jordan; Isabella; Nicolas; and Kayla Abenes, brother: Wayne Wagner and wife Marilyn of Mount Vernon, Illinois, two brothers-in-law: Clifford Hawkins and wife Kathryn of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Ronnie Lee Hawkins and wife Shirley of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and four sisters-in-law: Delores Goree of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Jeannie Harrison and husband Larry of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Brenda Morgan of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and Janet Warren of Nampa, Idaho. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
His parents, wife, two sisters: Wanda Wagner and Freda Y. Burns preceded him in death.
Ron worked as a Civil Engineer for Stone and Webster for twenty-five years and later at Sargent and Lundy where he retired after several years. He was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge of Framington, Massachusetts.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the First Church of God in Mount Vernon, Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on October 18, 2016
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