Remembering Jeff Wagner: Feb. 8, 1968 – Oct. 3, 2018

Jeffrey Raleigh Wagner, 50, of Watkinsville, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Born in Athens, he was the son of Evalena Hale Wagner and the late Floyd Wagner. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Floyd Wagner III. Survivors in addition to his mother include his sister, Ivy Bennett; three nieces; two great-nieces; uncle, David Wagner; aunt, Joan Rowley; cousins, Chip, Russ and Rick Mattocks, and girlfriend, Dawn Hodges. Jeff was loved by many dear friends and a host of extended family.

Jeff was a 1986 graduate of Clarke Central High School. He earned his BS in Biology in 1992 and his MS in Biology in 1994, both from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Jeff had a lifelong love for the University of Georgia and had a long-standing career at UGA spanning 22 years. He was currently serving as the Lab Manager at the Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics  Core at the University. His blood ran Red and Black.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm at Lord and Stephens, West.

Please consider donating to the charity of your choice in Jeff’s memory, or you may also help offset funeral costs by visiting . Lord and Stephens, West was responsible for arrangements.

Photo collage of Jeff Wagner


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