Gary Lee Wagers, age 67, of Killbuck, Ohio passed away on November 10, 2022, surrounded by his family, after fighting a courageous battle against a lengthy illness.
Gary was born on April 14, 1955 at Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital to Archie and Donna (Kaser) Wagers of Clark. He graduated from West Holmes High School in 1973 and married Mary Martin on September 6, 1975.
Through the years, Gary was part owner of A&R Pulpwood, his father's timber business, and worked his way from fireman to fire chief on the Killbuck Volunteer Fire Department. Most recently, he was employed at Orme Hardware in Berlin.
Gary had a deep affection for his hunting property in Coshocton County and loved spending time there with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He liked hunting, driving his tractor, and sharing his love of the outdoors with his family. He also enjoyed watching dirt track racing and driving his side by side on township roads with his wife.
Gary is survived by his wife, Mary; his children: Lacey (Erick) Craig of Lexington, KY, Hutch Wagers of Sugarcreek and Quint (Brittany) Wagers of Millersburg; daughter-in-law, Bambi Wagers; his grandchildren: Kolston, Brayden and Easton Wagers; and his brother, Greg Wagers of Millersburg. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his son, Scott Wagers.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio. Burial will take place at Killbuck Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
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