Mr. Robert (Bob) Howard Wagers, age 95, of Siler City, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at his home in Siler City, NC. He was the husband of Margaret Wagers. They celebrated 70 years of marriage together.
Born in Missouri, he was the son of John Robert and Thelma Wagers. He was a veteran of the armed forces, served in the Army Air force and in the Army. He worked as a carpenter and a locksmith and retired after many years of working at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. After retiring and moving to Siler City, he worked a few years for Van Thomas of Siler City.
He was a long time member of the Assemblies of God, attending King City Assembly of God in King City Missouri, Bethel Assembly of God in Jones Creek, Maryland and most recent, Faith Family Ministries in Siler City, North Carolina. He enjoyed spending time with family, taking rides in the country, riding to the lake and visiting with friends. In earlier years, he enjoyed cooking, making beef jerky, eating cheese (lots of cheese), hunting, fishing, traveling with family, rock hunting, and working in his wood shop.
He is survived by his beautiful wife Margaret, six children Robert Thomas Wagers (Carol), John Howard Wagers, Carolyn Wagers Brown, David Wayne Wagers, Cathie Wagers Moran (John) and James Matthew Wagers (Nancy), brother- Bill Wagers, sister- Bonnie Metzger. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his daughter- Vivian Leigh Wagers, his parents, John Robert and Thelma Wagers, sisters- Betty Jo Wagers Cheek, Bessie Beatrice Wagers Stone, Beverly Ruth Wagers Green., son in law- Kevin Scott Brown Sr., daughter in law- Lori Mazan Wagers, step grandson- Leo Harry Zieglar III and grandson Jeremy Kent Williams.