William Wagoner

William Dale Wagoner Sr., 77, also known as “Willie,” “Bill” or “Pappy,” went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2013.

He was born Oct. 20, 1935, in Parkersburg, a son to the late Clarence and Sylvia Wagoner.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and went on to work at DuPont retiring after 35 years of service in 1993. He was a member of Gateway Apostolic Church and loved golf, reading, traveling, spending time with family and working around the church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sons, Bill Wagoner Jr. and Thomas Woodrow Wagoner; and his siblings, Mary Elizabeth Clayton, Clarence Wagoner Jr., Harry Wagoner, Jim Wagoner, Bob Wagoner and Donald Wagoner.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Wagoner; a sister, Patsy Parsons (Okey); a special daughter-in-law, Patty (Gary Caplinger); grandchildren, Woodrow Wagoner (Tabetha) and Allison Paige Wagoner; and great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Jane Wagoner.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Steve Joy and Senior Pastor Mike Seebaugh officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens with Veterans Rites by American Legion Post 15. There will be a time of visitation prior to the service Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.sunsetparkersburg.com