Robert E.

March 18, 1946 ~ July 10, 2022

Born in: Vincennes , IN
Resided in: Henderson , KY

Robert E. Wagner, 76, of Henderson, Kentucky passed away July 10, 2022. He was born March 18, 1946 in Vincennes, Indiana to the late Randall Eugene and Dorotha Boling Wagner. Bob is a Navy Veteran who honorably served during the Vietnam War.

Bob was an avid reader; his favorite books included the “Hobbit” and the “Lord of the Rings” series, which he had read every year since 1968. He enjoyed playing golf and bridge, classic cars, and Civil War history. Bob was also a music fan; he spent many hours listening to his large collection of records. He also spent time perfecting the game of Trivial Pursuit, landing him the title of Trivial Pursuit master among his family.

Along with his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his daughter, Monica Wagner.

He is survived by his children, Emily Wagner (Edward) Campana and David Patrick (Kimberly) Hudson and his grandchildren, Leonardo Layson Campana and Augustus Harris Campana.

Services will be 12:00 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial to take place at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Wagner. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Robert E. Wagner and sign his virtual guestbook at


Visitation: July 14, 2022 10:00 am - July 14, 2022 12:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: July 14, 2022 12:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I worked with him many years in banking and enjoyed his friendship. RIP Bob! Prayers to a Emily and David and their families.

  2. from Mary Beth Seal Hufty, Wednesday, July13, 2022 Bob and I were high school friends at Vincennes Lincoln, class of 1964. I, too, will miss sharing on fb and exchanging wry humor. Sympathy to his family.

  3. So sorry for the loss of your father David. Prayers for you and your family in the days to come.

    Take care,
    Ricky and Michelle James

  4. RIP old friend. I cherish many fond memories of good times together in HS and from those rare occasions when we were able to get together thereafter.

  5. I just found out that Bob passed away. I am so very sorry. He was a great man. I was his neighbor for a few years. He always would tell me stories about his life. He was a kind and loving man. My deepest sympathies to the family

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