Billy Wayne Wagner of Waldron, Arkansas, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Sunday, August 28, 2022 at the age of 78. He was the youngest of four children, born November 6, 1943 to Dale and Velma (Jones) Wagner. Billy was a veteran of the Gulf War in the U.S. Army and was a retired Iron Worker and farmer.
On June 3, 1966, he married the love of his life, Amenda Lee Trumble (Wagner). Together, they raised three children and enjoyed 56 years of marriage. Billy loved his family and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. In his retirement years, he was an avid reader and enjoyed maintaining a meticulous lawn.
Billy leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 56 years, Amenda Wagner; three sons, Travis Wagner and wife Sonya of Greenwood, AR; Clint Wagner and wife Mary of Anchorage, AK; and Ross Wagner and husband Patrick Taylor of Miami, FL; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his beloved Pomeranian, Mitzi.
He was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Velma (Jones) Wagner; one brother, DJ Wagner; and two sisters, Melba Mourton and Shirley Slaughterbeck.
Services will be held at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron. Public visitation will be Wednesday, 31 August from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Celebration of Life will be Thursday, 1 September at 2:00 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Waldron.
Billy’s pallbearers will be: Chase Wagner, Luke Scott, Steve Mourton, Will Vaughan, John Trumble and Terrell Trumble. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeto Piles, Mac Lee, Jim Williams and Charlie Jackson.