Stanley W. Wagner, 78, died Sunday, April 14, 2024.

He was born Feb. 11, 1946 to Harry and Viola (Wheaton) Wagner.

One of his proudest accomplishments included owning and operating the last full-service station in Liberal.

His passion for car races, water skiing, and snow skiing brought him immense joy throughout his life. He was also known for his craftsmanship in creating beautiful wood items for his children and grandchildren.

He served his country during the Vietnam War. His commitment to duty and his fellow servicemen reflected the true essence of his character.

He was a member of the VFW and found joy in supporting his favorite team as a dedicated Chiefs fan. His love for sports brought him together with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, Sybil Wagner; daughters, Cathi Crosier and husband, Jim, Liberal, and Michelle Wagner, Liberal; brother, Norman Wagner, Cedaredge, Colo.; grandchildren: Haley Lawson and husband, MJ, Kinsi Graham, Caleb Crosier-Torrez and husband, Javier, Lexi Avila and husband, Alejandro, and Bayli Crosier; five great-grandchildren: Weston Graham, Arabella Avila, Kaiya Lawson, Reign Avila, and Leo Maska; and brother-in-law, Greg Greenwald.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kimberly Wagner; sisters, Norma Wagner, and Maryalice Futrell; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Wanda Greenwald; and brother-in-law, Earshel Futrell.

• Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Emanuel Southern Baptist Church at 1550 N. Western Avenue in Liberal, with Pastor Kade Carpenter presiding.

Burial will follow at the Liberal Cemetery in Liberal.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Hornung Family Funeral Home in Liberal.

Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Liberal Animal Shelter in care of Hornung Family Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Street, Liberal, KS 67901.

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