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John D Wagnon

September 21, 1947 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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John Wagnon Obituary

John D. Wagnon passed away on October 19, 2023 at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper, AL. After a prolonged battle with dementia, he went to be with his heavenly father.

He lived a different life from most of us but he always loved people. He talked to everybody. He always enjoyed going to the Muscle Shoals football games on his bicycle. He worked with Alacare Home Care as a volunteer for several years and he always looked forward to that. He received an award one year as volunteer of the year.

He was preceeded in death by his parents Wallace and Minnie Wagnon; and brother-in-law, Pete Gilley.

Survivors include his sisters, Martha Gilley and Debbie Atchley (D.D.); brother, L.W. Wagnon (Carolyn); nieces and nephews, and special friend, Brenda Kay Jeffreys.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 22, 2023 from 1-2:30pm at Colbert Memorial Chapel. A graveside service will follow in Colbert Memorial Gardens with Matt Heupel officiating.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Walker Baptist Medical Center and Dr. Tim Ashley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to North Alabama Christian Children’s Home, PO Box 2652, Florence, AL 35630.

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October 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:30 AM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Graveside Service
October 22, 2023

2:30 PM
Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


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