November 12, 1942 - January 1, 2022
Clark E. Wagner, 79, of 78 Mechanic St., Belleville, passed away at 1:12 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1942, in Milroy, a son of the late Ellsworth and Merejilda (Grafal) Wagner. On Nov. 7, 1964, he married Nancy L. (Harris) Wagner. She survives at their home.
Also surviving are: his five sons, Clark E. Wagner, Jr. and wife Rebecca of Reedsville, Timothy K. Wagner of Lewistown, Steven W. Wagner and wife Bonnie of Lewistown, Shawn D. Wagner and wife Rebecca of Milroy, and Michael S. Wagner and wife Linda of Belleville; 16 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren, as well as his siblings, Kenneth C. Wagner of Milroy, Daniel K. Wagner of Hollidaysburg, and Stella M. Reiter and husband Brad of Belleville.
Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ellsworth Wagner Jr., Willard Wagner and Millard O. Wagner and a sister, Patsy Bonson.
Clark graduated in 1960 from Kishacoquillas High School. He then served in the United States Army where he did tours in Germany, France and Italy until his discharge in 1963. He went to work at New Holland as a machinist in 1966 and remained there until his retirement in 1998.
He was a longtime member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Mount Union where he served as an elder. He was a member of a number of local bowling leagues. He served as an assistant baseball coach when his boys were growing up and enjoyed watching his sons wrestle. He also enjoyed going hunting, fishing, playing cards and watching Penn State wrestling with his sons. Collecting things and going to breakfast several times a week with his friends were also a few of his favorite pastimes. He especially enjoyed spending time with his loving wife of 57 years and his family. They were all very special to him.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church in Reedsville with Rev. Jerry Wise officiating. Burial will take place at Mount Union Cemetery following the service.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 217 S. Washington St., Mt. Union, PA 17066.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville, Pa.
Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.