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W.B. Wagnon

W.B. "June" Wagnon Jr.

Monday, July 4th, 1927 - Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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W.B. "June" Wagnon Jr. died Monday, March 23, 2020 in Lubbock. He was born July 4, 1927 in Lazbuddie, Texas to Williams Burle "Happy" and Morna (Duke) Wagnon Sr. He married Betty Jean Wright in Muleshoe on December 26, 1953.

After graduating from Muleshoe High School in 1943, June served during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He was a long time member of the Muleshoe Church of Christ until he moved to Lubbock, where he was still active in the Church of Christ. June loved to fly fish and was an excellent bridge player. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty in 1993; his parents; and a brother, Dixon Wagnon.

June is survived by his three daughters, Sherry Dodd (J. Richard Engel) of St. Louis MO, Lana Sooter (Tim) of Evergreen, CO and Melissa Knowlton (Todd) of Shallowater, TX; his sister-in-law, Wynelle Wagnon of Lubbock, TX; his brother, Joe Mac Wagnon (Beverly) of Piedmont OK; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be sent to Friends of the Library, 1306 – 9th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79401, New Mexico Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM, 88130 or Camp Blue Haven Foundation, P.O. Box 417, Marble Falls, TX 78654.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Location
    Ellis Funeral Home
    Address
    104 E. Ave F
    MULESHOE, TX 79347
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  • Interment

    Location
    Muleshoe Memorial Park
    Address
    310 South Main Street, Suite 103
    MULESHOE, TX 79347
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Kala Shropshire

Posted at 01:35pm
It was certainly a blessing for my husband and myself to know June. We so enjoyed our conversations with this fine Christian. I remember one particular time when he came over to our house for Sunday lunch. Each person discussed adventures we had, particularly in the great outdoors. One of our favorite topics was fishing. I think we saw who could outdo the other with fish stories. What a delight he was. But what we loved best about June, was his being such a wonderful Christian and his knowledge of the scriptures. We will miss June. May God give his family comfort. Jack and Kala Shropshire
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Steve and Carla Prock

Posted at 09:14am
So sorry for your loss. We are thinking and praying for comfort and strength for you and your family. We love you guys and think of you often.
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Rita Lancet

Posted at 11:43am
The Greatest Generation lost another good man. June was a gentleman and a Christian. He always had a smile and kind words even while playing bridge! My husband and I would get to church early, so we could sit by June and discuss some bridge hands played during the week. June will be missed and always remembered.
Bill & Rita Lancet
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karl clifford

Posted at 11:16am
We were blessed to worship at Kings Ridge with June for several years while he lived here in Lubbock. His was always so pleasant and friendly. His knowledge and understanding of the Bible was remarkable. You didn't misspeak a scripture around June. We will miss him.

Marilyn and Karl Clifford
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Wayne Rush

Posted at 10:54am
We were blessed to worship with June at Kings Ridge after he moved to Lubbock. Such a sweet and good man. His love for God’s word was evident to all of us and his love of reading was a pleasure to me. He apologized for even bringing up the subject of Ben Green books at the church building but turned me into a fan of his horse ‘trading’ stories. I shared WW2 books with him and he told me that one book in particular was the toughest he had ever read. He said, “I had to stop reading that and just cry for awhile.”
I’m glad he’s put away this worldly tent and taken on a spiritual body that will not hurt or age anymore.
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