Henry “Max” Wagner, of Mary Esther, Fl, passed away on October 3, 2020 at the age of 78. He was born on September 14, 1942 in Junction City, KS, son of Henry and Pearl Wagner. He met and married his loving wife, Eva Wagner, on September 15, 1963. Max enlisted in the Army in 1966 and proudly served for twenty years, receiving several distinguished flying medals and multiple letters of commendation. While serving his country, he received a Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska in 1976. Max was a true patriot, hard worker and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Pearl Wagner; his wife, Eva; and his brother, Gregg. Max is survived by his son, Gregory (Shawn) Wagner; his daughter, Nicole (John) Hodskins; and eight grandchildren.
A celebration of Max’s life will be held at Emerald Coast Funeral Home located at 161 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 on Friday, October 9, 2020. Family visitation will be from 5-6pm and the celebration of life will begin at 6pm and will include U.S. Army military honors.
Flowers are being accepted, or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant Hospice in Niceville, Fla. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com