Ronald I. "R.I" Wagner

July 4, 1951 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 70)


Ronald I. “R.I.” Wagner, 70, of Lewistown, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 4, 1951, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Robert and Dorothy (Kirk) Wagner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by; a brother, William Wagner.

He is survived by; his wife, Roxie L. (Smith) Wagner, whom he married June 1, 1973; children, Ronald Wagner, of Reedsville, Sue Broome, of Yeagertown, Chad Wagner, of Lewistown and Ryan Wagner, of Lewistown; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Ronald was a 1969 graduate of Lewistown High School

He was a United States Army veteran; he spent 4 years in Germany.

Ronald retired from Standard Steel, where he worked in the melt shop.

He was an avid sports fan of Penn State football and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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