ADA — Robert E. Wagner, age 89, went to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 11:01 a.m. at his residence in Ada, surrounded by his wife and loving family.

He was born on June 9, 1930 in Hancock County, Ohio to Louie P. and Helen K. (Nusbaum) Wagner who preceded him in death. On June 25, 1950 he married Twila L. Henry and she survives in Ada.

Robert formerly worked at the Triplett Electric of Bluffton in the Engineering Department from 1948 to 1953 and he was a lifelong farmer. He was a lifetime member of the Bethel Church of Christ, Ada. Robert was a 1948 graduate of Ada High School.

Also surviving is a son, Daniel C. (Rhonda) Wagner of Ada; three daughters: Sharon (Brock) Ramage of DeMotte, IN, Sharleen (Robert Burns) Wagner of Harrod and Sandra (Mike) Gleason of Bluffton; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren; a brother, Carl D. (Mary) Wagner of Ada; and two sisters: Eileen (Keith) Klingler of Bluffton and Linda (Gary) Fleming of Ada.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Wagner in 1968; a grandson, Erik Ramage; a brother, Bill Wagner; and two sisters: Betty Wagner and Judy DeLong.

It was his to wish to be cremated. A memorial service will begin at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, Ohio 45810.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, Ohio 45810 and/or Bridge Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

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Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada