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Richard “Shorty” Wagner Sr.

Richard A. Wagner, Sr.”Shorty”, age 75, of Delaware, OH, passed away on January 3, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Beaver Falls, PA to the late William James Wagner and Mary Ellen Milliron. He was a self-employed Heating and Cooling Specialist and retired from S.W. Service Co. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, gardening, caring for his lawn and riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed being in nature and had a love for animals and wildlife, especially dogs.

He is survived by his son, Richard Jr.(Cindy) Wagner; daughter, Kristine (Gary) Allen; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Mary) Wagner, James Wagner; sisters, Sandi Parrish and Mary Beth Dishler; along with many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

There are no public services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Riverside Methodist Hospital by visiting, by mail to OhioHealth Foundation, 180 East Broad Street, Floor 31, Columbus, OH 43215 or by phone at (614) 544.GIVE (4483).

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  • Jack & Shirley says:

    We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Mark and Dianna Randles says:

    Dear Chip and Cindy you are in our prayers and thoughts. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask. We are thinking of you and your family.May god bless you and your family. Mark an Dianna

  • Barb and Andy Jones says:

    So very sorry for the loss of your dad. Our thoughts are with you.

  • Teresa Priest says:

    So sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers being sent to you all during this difficult time. My love to you all!

  • Mindy Salyer says:


    sorry for your loss. I know how much Shorty meant to you. You were the only one he could count on when he need someone.

    Much Love

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