Harry Wagner


MURFREESBORO Harry D. Wagner, 76, passed away Friday June 28, 2013 at his home after an extended illness. Dr. Wagner was a teacher and coach at Sequatchie High School, a professor and administrator at MTSU, president of Martin College, president of Motlow College and president of Chattanooga State Technical Community College. He was active in community affairs, the Methodist Church, and an avid fisherman. Some say he was the best smallmouth bass fisherman in the area. He received his bachelors degree from TN Technological Univ., a masters from the Univ of TN and his doctor of education from George Peabody College.He is preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Susie Wagner and brother Don Wagner.He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Wilson Wagner; children Rene (Rick) Francis, Maribeth (Joe) Hagan, and Patti (Doug) Daws; brother George (Joyce) Wagner; sister Peggy (Edward) Kelly and grandchildren Nancy and Clay Francis, Molly and Jade Hagan and Caroline and Joseph Daws.Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. CDT at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Motlow College Foundation, PO Box 8500, Lynchburg, TN 37352. Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. Family will receive friends today 5-7 p.m. CDT.

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