Glendel Ray "Judge" Wagster

Monday, November 1, 2021

Glendel Ray “Judge” Wagster, age 75, of Wright City, Mo., passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 29, 2021, at Garden View Care Center of O’Fallon, Mo., with family by his side. Glen was retired from the Ford Motor Company and loved filling his time with hunting, fishing, hanging out with his dog, Merle, watching westerns and running his Karaoke Cowboy business. He started his singing career at an early age at Gravel Hill Church where he was an amazing singer. He played guitar and was lead singer in a couple different country and western bands. He cut a record with the songs “Car Plant Blues” and “One Love Wiser.” As Karaoke Cowboy he entertained many and made countless friends.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Stella (Bowers) Wagster, three of his sisters Dora Riddle, Marie Hannah, and Genevieve Blue, and one brother Gary Wendall Wagster.

He is survived by one daughter Lisa (Wagster) Wildschuetz and her husband Lauren of Foristell, Mo., one son Nicholas Whitman and wife Diana of St. Peters, Mo., six grandchildren Lindsey (Wildschuetz) Neff and husband A.J. Neff, Lacey (Wildschuetz) McKeever and her husband Matthew McKeever, Louis Braden “Brady” Wildschuetz and his fiancee Darby Joerling, Dustin, Aiden and Ella Whitman, two great grandchildren Abraham and Amelia Neff, five sisters Berniece Lawrence, Janie Dover, Betty (Billy) Ezell, Eva (Vernon) Henson, and Naoma Reaves, two brothers Ezra Wagster and Bruce (Barb) Wagster and brother-in-law Eddie Riddle, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. with funeral to follow on Friday, November 5, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, with Bro. Gary Hancock officiating. Glen’s final resting place will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of arrangements.