Robert J. Wagner
May 28, 1951 – February 13, 2019
Robert J. Wagner, 67, of Montrose, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Regional Hospital in Scranton, PA. He was born in Geneva, PA on May 28, 1951. He is survived by his wife of almost 43 years, Teri J. (Frisbie) Wagner.
He is also survived by his son, Jeremy M. Wagner (Montrose, PA), six grandchildren, Colt, June, Eva, Kat, Russell and Claudia, three siblings, Kim and Dick Muffley (So. Williamsport, PA), Tammy and Emery McCormick (Williamsport, PA), Charles and Nancy Mock, (Washington) and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Lester and Frances Wagner (Means) and two brothers, Melvin “Bud” Rowles and Gary Wagner.
Bob was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and a graduate of Lock Haven University. He worked for over 40 years as a soil conservation technician at the USDA NRCS. He was a member of many conservation groups including QDMA, the Susquehanna County Forest Landowners, National Wild Turkey Federation and American Chestnut Society.
Bob loved reading and filled numerous bookcases with treasures old and new. An avid outdoorsman, he was happiest outside in nature- whether in forest, field, mountain or stream.
Bob also coached track and field at Montrose Area High School and baseball at Fairdale.
In lieu of a traditional funeral or memorial service, Bob wished for a “gathering of friends and family” where stories could be shared and fellowship enjoyed.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Bridgewater Church on Rt 167 in Montrose, PA 18801.
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