A private celebration of life service will be held by the family at a later date for Forrest Wayne Wagner, 74, West Plains, Missouri.
Mr. Wagner passed away November 20, 2015, peacefully at his home.
He was born in Westcliff, Colorado on November 24, 1940, to Frank Herman Wagner, Jr. and Dorothy Frank Wagner. He grew up and graduated in the small town of Walsenburg, Colorado. As a young boy he worked on a ranch, which instilled a strong work ethic and created a life long love of horses. At the age of twenty-six he was hired by the Denver Police Department. During his twenty-five years of service, he served as a Mounted Police Officer, SWAT Unit Officer and on the K-9 Bomb Unit. In addition, he was a Security Office for Mountain State Bank of Denver. Upon retiring, he and his wife fulfilled their dream of owning their own farm in the West Plains area. During his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed traveling the country in their RV. Forrest Wagner was a hard worker and a dedicated father, husband and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Judy Wagner; sister, Kay Wagner; two sons, Wesley Wagner and Jeffrey Wagner and wife, Kimberly; one daughter, Jorgina Rumley and husband, Mike, all of Denver, Colorado area; step-daughters, Heather Foster and husband, Jeff, of State of Tennessee and Amren Fowler and husband, Tim, State of Ohio; and nine grandchildren, Bryan Wagner, Sarah Wagner, Matthew Gilliam, Ashlyn Wagner, Kalissa Wagner, Madison Rumley, Brooke Rumley, MayceKay Fowler and Laney Fowler.
His parents and one daughter-in-law, Sandra Wagner, precede him in death.
Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.