US Air Force

Ray Wagner

February 20, 1931 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Ray Wagner Obituary

John Ray Wagner, 92, of High Point, passed away Monday, February 5, 2024, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born February 20, 1931, in Guilford County, he was a son of the late John Evertt Wagner and the late Myrtle Simpson Wagner. Ray was a US Air Force veteran and had a successful sixty-year career in the furniture industry. During his career, he held several positions, most notably as owner of Furniture Junction and Wagner-Byrd Furniture. Ray was a loving husband, father, avid gardener and chipmunk and bird watcher. He was a charitable man who supported many children’s organization including Victory Junction. Ray was a giving person who considered many friends as family.

He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Janet Felts Wagner of the home; sons, Keith Wagner of Greensboro, Brett Wagner of Archdale, Terry Wagner and wife Vickie of Colfax, and Charles Hooven of Trinity; daughters, Dee Gibbs and husband Don of High Point, and Beverly Pekkala and husband John of Trinity; brothers, Wayne Wagner and wife Joyce of High Point, and Herschell Wagner and wife Sandy of Greensboro; son-in-law, Mike Morrison of Clemmons; twenty grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Roland Wagner, and stepchildren, Vivian Morrison and Christopher Hooven.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 17, 2024, in the High Point Chapel of Wright Funerals-Cremations with Rev. Tanny Wright officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Wright Funerals-Cremations, High Point is in charge of arrangements.

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Memorial Service
February 17, 2024

2:00 PM
Wright Chapel, High Point
1720 Westchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262

Visitation Following The Service

Wright Funerals-Cremations, High Point
1720 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262


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