John N. Wagoner, 65, of Greenfield, died at 5:07 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe. He was born on Wednesday, February 15, 1956, in Highland County, the son of the late Harold and Marilyn Bartuff Wagoner. John married the former Karen S, Wilson on December 23, 1983.
He is survived by his wife, Karen, one stepson, Eric (Jesse) Rowe of Greenfield, four grandchildren, Tori, Samy (Brendan), Molly, and Jaxon, one great grandson, Luke, his three siblings, Dave (Brig) Wagoner of Hillsboro, Roger (Linda) Wagoner of Greenfield and Barb (Bob) Elkins of Winchester, his sisters-in-law; Kathy (Ray) Swanson of Callahan, FL, Debbie (John) Burnett, Christina Gobill both of Ft. Myers, FL, Carla Wilson of Georgia and Jamie Wilson of Dalton, GA, two brothers-in-law; Eddie Wilson of Georgia and Joey Wilson of Ft. Myers, FL and several nieces and nephews.
John was a 1974 graduate of the Edward Lee McClain High School. If you knew John Wagoner, you always knew where you stood with him, good or bad. John was a well-known General Contractor in Greenfield and touched many lives. He was not afraid to tackle any job and worked many long hours. Through his work, John was able to touch many lives and reach out a helping hand too many organizations and people. He was a member of the Greenfield Lions Club.
A funeral service for John will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, in the Greenfield First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mike Anderson officiating. Following the service, John will be laid to rest in Greenfield Cemetery. A gathering will be held in the back room of the eagles following graveside services. Family and friends can visit with his family on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, PO 16810, Columbus OH 43126, or to St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To assist John's family in funeral expenses click here.