The Obit For Jimbo Wagner

James Edward Wagner Sr.

Published in Roanoke Times on May 27, 2012

James Edward (Jimbo) Wagner Sr., 75, of Buena Vista, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at his home. Born June 19, 1936 in Buena Vista a son of the late Robert B. Wagner, Sr. and Virginia Chaplin Wagner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ellen "Liz" Lewis Wagner, one brother, Robert B. Wagner Jr., and one sister, Charlotte Wagner Schreiber.

Mr. Wagner was a member of the Glasgow Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army in Germany. Jimbo formerly worked for Mundet-Hermetite in Buena Vista, was a Kairos Prison Ministries participant, won the Nine Ball International Pool Championship in 1994, and played with the St. Louis Cardinals Minor League for three years.

Surviving are his wife, Dolly Alford Cash; two sons, James E. "Jamey" Wagner Jr.; Mark D. Wagner; two stepsons, Dean H. Cash and wife Sherry; T.L. Cash and wife Sonja; one granddaughter, Shawna Renee Camden and husband Jeremiah; one great- granddaughter, Eden Rayne Camden; five stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; special friends, Butch Ward; Bucky Hammond and numerous others.

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with the Rev. William Thomas officiating. Burial to follow at Glasgow Cemetery. Family will receive friends 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012 at Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Buena Vista.