|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 2009|
Veteran WW2 Pacific Theater. Wounded in action.
The Provo Utah Daily Herald, dated, Monday, Oct. 26, 2009:
Alan Bruce Wagoner was born June 21, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan and passed away October 18, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alan always had a smile and a friendly hello for everyone he knew and didn't know. He was able to strike up a conversation with anyone at anytime in any place. Alan grew up in Michigan and would later graduate from Michigan State University with a teaching degree. In September of 1942, at the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the South Pacific during WWII, serving bravely in the New Georgia, the Northern Salomons and Lansen PI campaigns. He received a bronze star, three Bronze Battle Stars, Asiatis-Pacific Theater Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Distinguished Unit Badge, a Good Conduct Medal and a Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged on December 11, 1945. In the mid 1970's, Alan moved to Utah where he met and married Joan Kelly. They lived in Springville, Utah for 29 years before moving to Apple Valley, CA. After Joan passed away, Alan moved into a Veteran's assisted living facility in Boulder City, Nevada. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Kelly Wagoner. Survived by his two children.
Siblings: Two sisters
Died: age 85
Darwin Earl Wagoner (1899 - 1976)
Bernice Marie Raycraft Wagoner (1901 - 1988)
Created by: william blake kutsche
Record added: Feb 11, 2012
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