Ronny Wagers, 62, of Nashville, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Ronny was born June 9, 1953, in Manchester, Kentucky. He attended Indian Creek and Brown County high schools. Ronny retired in 2010 as a heavy-equipment operator after 30 years of service. Throughout his career, he worked for Central Engineering, Poindexter and Gradex, all of Indianapolis. Ronny was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103 in Indianapolis. He also worked with Local No. 841 out of Terre Haute.
He will be remembered as a loving husband and devoted son, brother, father, grandpa and uncle. Ronny enjoyed the outdoors by playing softball, fishing and horseback riding. He was known for his storytelling and was a great provider for his family.
Ronny is survived by his parents, Frank and Norene L. (Mullins) Wagers of Trafalgar; his wife, Mary F. (Campbell) Wagers, whom he married April 6, 1982, in Martinsville; his children, Lisa L. (James Wasicek II) Wagers of California, Charlotte E. (Enil) Alvan of Michigan, and Ronny K. Wagers, Jessie M. (Shawn Mikesell) Wagers and Heather A. (Chris) Smith, all of Brown County; siblings, Patricia (Harold) Fisher of Edinburgh, Lillian (Dennis) Smith of Brown County, Donny, Doug and Jerry Wagers, all of Trafalgar and Hershel (Carol) Wagers of Brown County; and 10 grandchildren.
Ronny was preceded in death by a son, James E. Wagers; grandson, Dakota Ryan Smith, daughter-in-law, Shannon Wagers; and a niece, Chrissy Campbell.
The Rev. Jim Albertson will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends were to visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 at Neighborhood Church of God, 7440 Sweetwater Trail in Nineveh. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Condolences can be made to the Wagers family at meredith-clark.com. For more information, call 812-597-4670.