Robert “Bob” Wagoner, Sr., age 79 of Mansfield, TN, died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at his residence.
He retired after 35 years from the American Paper & Twine Company where he worked in sales. He was a longtime, active member of Sulphur Well Church of Christ where he served for many years. Bob was also a longtime supporter of Henry County Helping Hand and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter and won the 1978 World Champion Coon Hunt. In 2019, Bob was inducted into the Coonhunters Hall of Fame. Above all, he loved to be in the company of his family and friends.
Bob was born June 28, 1940, in Nashville, TN, to the late John J. Wagoner and the late Minnie Bell Vaughn Wagoner.
He was married August 1, 1987, to Oneida Muzzall Wagoner, who survives, of Mansfield, TN.
Along with his wife, he is also survived by one daughter, Connie Rae Wagoner-Goins of Mount Juliet, TN; one son, Robert “Bobby” (Jaye Carol) Wagoner, Jr., of Arrington, TN; one stepson, Russ (Tabitha) Wimberley of Mansfield, TN; six grandchildren, John Dee Hunt, Elizabeth McAlister, Brittnie Bell Stafford, Jesse Wimberley, Colten Wimberley, and Philip Myrick; six great grandchildren, Bella Rae Stafford, Addie Mae Stafford, Brady Birdwell, Sawyer Speer, Ava James McAlister, and Ada Louise Wimberley.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Cindy Jane Wagoner Hunt
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street, P.O. Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Sulphur Well Church of Christ, 1760 Oak Grove Rd S, Springville, TN 38256, and continue Sunday, March 15, 2020, from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at Sulphur Well Church of Christ. The funeral service will be Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 2:00 pm at Sulphur Well Church of Christ, with Randy Stephens and Bob Palmer officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be Leighton McAlister, Tommy Vaughn, Grant Norwood, Aaron Stafford, Dan Tharp, and Jim Atkins.
Burial will be in Sulphur Well Church of Christ Cemetery in Springville, TN.
Memorials may be made to: Henry County Helping Hand, PO Box 22, Paris, TN 38242 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Henry County Helping Hand
P.O. Box 22, Paris TN 38242