AMerican Veteran 11

James Smith Wagoner

March 18, 1925 ~ September 13, 2020 (age 95)


James Smith Wagoner, 95, of Sneads Ferry, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his home.

Born on March 18, 1925 in Burlington, he was a son of the late Robert E. and Blossie Smith Wagoner.  He was a veteran of the USMC having served during WWII and later worked as an insurance agent, real estate appraiser, and general contractor.

Surviving are his son, Michael Wagoner of Richlands; two granddaughters, Jamie Wagoner of Sneads Ferry, Melissa Melsoni of Kansas; one grandson, Jerry Ennett of Sneads Ferry; four great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Barbara Wagoner of Burlington. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Wagoner; a son, David Wagoner; three sisters, Grace Pike, Maude Wagoner, Patsy Matkins; and a brother, Ronnie Wagoner.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Holly Ridge.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of Community Home Health and Hospice for their care for Mr. Wagoner.

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Memorial Service
September 18, 2020

5:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Holly Ridge
207 N. Dyson Street
Holly Ridge, NC 28445

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