James "Rusty" Wagner

July 23, 1956 - November 01, 2020


James “Rusty” Wagner, 64, of Nederland, died Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. He was born July 23, 1956, in Tacoma, Washington, to Loma Lee Rodgers Wagner and Billy Warner Wagner.

Rusty loved to travel and often times would just get out and take a drive. He was also an outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting, as well as, playing cards. Rusty retired from the Texas Department of Transportation in 2014.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Wagner; brother, Richard Wagner and wife, Tomilyn, all of Nederland; sister, Wende Latino and husband, Todd, of Lumberton; nieces and nephews, Brandi Bernard; Jesseca Hardy; Jesse Wagner; Jennifer Latiolais; Bobby Dean III; and Joshua Dean; brother-in-law, Bobby Dean, Jr. and wife Donna; father-in-law, Bobby Dean, Sr.; and his precious fur babies, Booger, Abigail, and Breezy Lee (gone but never forgotten).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Loma and Billy Wagner; and mother-in-law, Patty Dean.

A gathering of Mr. Wagner’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Memorial Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (1)

  • Nancy and Louis Ramirez

    04 November 2020 at 22:17 | #

    We are so sorry for loss. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Louis and Nancy Ramirez


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