KNOX — Adam Wagers, 82, of Knox died peacefully at home. He was born June 27, 1930 to Taylor (Martha Frylee) Wagers in Jackson, Ky. Adam married Goldie Fugate on July 26, 1952. They were happily married for 61 years, she survives.
Adam worked for Blue Diamond Coal Company in Jackson, Ky. He then moved to Indiana to work for The Nickel Plate Rail Road. Adam eventually owned and operated Wagers Salvage in Argos, which is now operated by his son Russell.
Adam was an avid gardener, hunter, and fisherman. He once held the state record for catching a northern pike in the Tippecanoe River. Adam was a proud man who loved his family and friends dearly.
Adam was survived by his wife: Goldie Wagers of Knox, daughter: Lillie Mae (Paul) Ditlinger of South Bend, sons: Lonnie (Janet) Wagers of South Bend, Martin Wagers of Indianapolis, Russell (Joe) Wagers of Argos, Adam (Barb) Wagers of Plymouth, Stephen (Lisa) Wagers of Knox, Troy Ambrose (Janice) Wagers of Plymouth, Timothy Wagers of Plymouth, 21 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
Adam was preceded in death by his parents, son: Robert Wagers, four brothers, and three sisters.
A time to gather and share memories with the family will be held from 12 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at The Odom Funeral Home in Culver with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be at The Maple Grove Cemetery in Argos. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in Adam’s memory. The Odom Funeral Home in Culver is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent via the obituary page www.odomfuneralhome.com