Keith E. Wagoner, 84, North Manchester, Ind., passed away at 2 a.m. May 18, 2014, in his residence.
He was born Dec. 14, 1929, in Rossville, Ind., to Eldo and Ida C. (Renicker) Wagoner. On April 5, 1950, he married Cleo Butterbaugh Domer. She preceded him in death. He then married Naomi D. Miller. She survives.
He was a lifetime area farmer and a member of the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Keith touched the lives of many people and was a friend to everyone. He and his wife, Naomi, spent the last seven winters in Lakeland, Fla.
He is survived by his wife; one stepson: Ted R. (Marletta) Oldfather, North Manchester, Ind.; two stepdaughters: Debbra (Bruce) Miller, Rossville, Ind.; and Navella (Laverne) Crumpacker, Delphi, Ind.; one brother: Harold (Florence) Wagoner, Silver Lake, Ind.; one sister: Leora Austine, Rossville; 10 step-grandchildren; and 28 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Cleo R. Wagoner and Donald Wagoner; step-great-grandson: Ted Brubaker; and one step-great-granddaughter: Autumn Oldfather.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church, SR 13 North. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Church, SR 13 North. Home Brethren will officiate. Burial will be in Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, North Manchester, Ind. Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46814.