Joe David Wagster
March 24, 1941 -
October 17, 2017

Visitation

October 20, 2017
11:00 AM - 1 :00 PM

Service 

October 20, 2017
1:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Joe David Wagster, age 76, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted on Friday, October 20, 2017, at 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Whitney Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Wagster passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Wagster was a native of Lincoln County, TN and son of the late Joe Holly and Alice Collier Wagster. He was retired from Copperweld and a member of the Elks Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Wagster; loving Yorkie dog, Sassie; daughter, Holly Wagster; son, Jeff (Becky) Wagster; sister, Judy (Toonie) Toon, all of Fayetteville, TN: brother, Philip (Diane) Wagster of Murfreesboro, TN; granddaughters, Allie and Lexie Wagster of Fayetteville, TN, and Ashley (Curtis) McDow and great-grandchildren, Brynlea Selby and Leo McDow of Hazel Green, AL; Aunt and Uncle, Joe and Imogene Collier; and a host of friends too many to name. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ellen Wagster.

Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 11 AM until time of service at 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church at 200 Elk Ave N, Fayetteville, TN 37334; the American Cancer Society at ATTN: Cary B. Sullivan, Lincoln County Tribute Chair, American Cancer Society PO Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334; or Fayetteville Elks Lodge at 1750 Wilson Pkwy, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

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15 Comments

  1. Allison Edwards Greene

    Henry and I are so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was a great man and will be missed.

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  2. Lorry Ann Hill Anderton

    Holly I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad. Will keep you in my prayers

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  3. Donna Ward

    Jeff and family, I am sorry to hear about the passing of Joe David. Thinking of you during this time of sadness. I remember him from a long time ago at the Old Elk’s Lodge. He was a nice man.

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  4. Don Reed

    My sincere condolences to Joe David’s family. He was a high school classmate of mine. He was a good person and will be greatly missed by family, friends and all those who knew him.

    Reply
  5. Debbie Bishop Dempsey

    Phyllis, My love thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of the loss of Joe David. May God surround you and the family with his comfort, mercy, and grace during this time. Always know I am only a phone call away day or night. Love you my friend forever.

    go comfort mercy and grace

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  6. Susan Thompson

    So very sorry to hear of Joe David’s passing, he was a good and kind man, always had a hug or kiss for the ladies…he was a friend. My sincerest sympathy to the family. Susan Thompson

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  7. Carol Simms

    Phyllis,Jeff, Becky, and family I’m so sorry of your loss I loved Joe David he was a great friend we all ways hugged I’ll always remember him.

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  8. Robin Shelton

    So many wonderful memories of Joe David. I will miss him and I know you all will too. I will cherish those memories and they will bring a smile when I recall them; I hope you can do the same. Love to each and every one of y’all.

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  9. Judy atchley

    Judy, so sorry about the loss of your brother. Asking God to give you his strength

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  10. Stan and Tammy Spray

    Jeff and Holly , please accept my deepest condolences our hearts and thoughts will be with you and your family.

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  11. Debbie Looman

    Dear Phyllis,
    I know that words are inadequate at this time, but I wanted you to know how very sorry I am for your profound loss. I know you loved Joe dearly and the sadness of knowing he is gone is so hard. May the memories of him you hold in your heart so closely, and God’s comfort sustain you now and in the future. God bless you and your family. Love you, Debbie Looman

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  12. Karen & Jeff Russ

    Jeff and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jeff & Karen Russ

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  13. Terrell & Rhonda Burns

    Phyllis, Allie , Lexie, and family, sorry for your loss. Out prayers and thought are with you and the family. May God Bless You.

    Reply
  14. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Jeff, Becky, Judy & family, So sorry to hear of your loss. May God provide comfort and peace during this sad time.

    Reply
  15. Kathy Smith

    Holly,
    So sorry to hear of your loss you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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15 Comments

  1. Allison Edwards Greene

    Henry and I are so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was a great man and will be missed.

    Reply
  2. Lorry Ann Hill Anderton

    Holly I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad. Will keep you in my prayers

    Reply
  3. Donna Ward

    Jeff and family, I am sorry to hear about the passing of Joe David. Thinking of you during this time of sadness. I remember him from a long time ago at the Old Elk’s Lodge. He was a nice man.

    Reply
  4. Don Reed

    My sincere condolences to Joe David’s family. He was a high school classmate of mine. He was a good person and will be greatly missed by family, friends and all those who knew him.

    Reply
  5. Debbie Bishop Dempsey

    Phyllis, My love thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of the loss of Joe David. May God surround you and the family with his comfort, mercy, and grace during this time. Always know I am only a phone call away day or night. Love you my friend forever.

    go comfort mercy and grace

    Reply
  6. Susan Thompson

    So very sorry to hear of Joe David’s passing, he was a good and kind man, always had a hug or kiss for the ladies…he was a friend. My sincerest sympathy to the family. Susan Thompson

    Reply
  7. Carol Simms

    Phyllis,Jeff, Becky, and family I’m so sorry of your loss I loved Joe David he was a great friend we all ways hugged I’ll always remember him.

    Reply
  8. Robin Shelton

    So many wonderful memories of Joe David. I will miss him and I know you all will too. I will cherish those memories and they will bring a smile when I recall them; I hope you can do the same. Love to each and every one of y’all.

    Reply
  9. Judy atchley

    Judy, so sorry about the loss of your brother. Asking God to give you his strength

    Reply
  10. Stan and Tammy Spray

    Jeff and Holly , please accept my deepest condolences our hearts and thoughts will be with you and your family.

    Reply
  11. Debbie Looman

    Dear Phyllis,
    I know that words are inadequate at this time, but I wanted you to know how very sorry I am for your profound loss. I know you loved Joe dearly and the sadness of knowing he is gone is so hard. May the memories of him you hold in your heart so closely, and God’s comfort sustain you now and in the future. God bless you and your family. Love you, Debbie Looman

    Reply
  12. Karen & Jeff Russ

    Jeff and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jeff & Karen Russ

    Reply
  13. Terrell & Rhonda Burns

    Phyllis, Allie , Lexie, and family, sorry for your loss. Out prayers and thought are with you and the family. May God Bless You.

    Reply
  14. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Jeff, Becky, Judy & family, So sorry to hear of your loss. May God provide comfort and peace during this sad time.

    Reply
  15. Kathy Smith

    Holly,
    So sorry to hear of your loss you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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