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Roy Waggoner Sr.

July 21, 1919 — June 28, 2008

Roy L. Waggoner, Sr., 88, of Pendleton Manor and formerly of Hightown died Saturday, June 28, 2008 at his residence.  He was born July 21, 1919 at Blue Grass a son of the late Edward Clarence and Annie Belle (Stone) Waggoner.

On April 29, 1944, he married Dahlia (Ruckman) Waggoner, who preceded him in death on November 10, 2004.

Mr. Waggoner was a farmer, sheepshearer and a Highland County school bus driver.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII; a charter member of Blue Grass Ruritan Club, having held many offices; a lifelong member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church, having served as its superintendent and a Sunday school teacher; an active trustee of the church and church cemetery and he believed in supporting the youth showing livestock at the Highland County Fair.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by two brothers, Max and Ivan Waggoner and four sisters, Glenna Waggoner, Thelma Puffenbarger, Marie Arbogast and Doris Hannah.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Gary Swecker of Franklin, WV, Judy and Andy Hupman of Hightown and Darlene and Alan Puffenbarger of Monterey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy Lee, Jr. and Judy Waggoner of Blue Grass and Gerald and Linda Waggoner of Pittsburgh, PA; seven grandchildren, Kristina Meris and husband, Jonathan, Bryan Werner, Stephanie McCoy and husband, Dan, Eric Waggoner, Jon Swecker, Daniel Swecker and Michael Hupman; two great-grandsons, Joshua and Jack McCoy; two great-granddaughters, Katie McCoy and Kailey Meris and a sister, Hilda Mullenax of Blue Grass.

His body was cremated. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Union Chapel Cemetery, c/oAlan Puffenbarger, treasurer, 351 Forks of Water Rd, Monterey, VA 24465.


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