Albert L. Wagy Jr., 88, of St. Augustine, IL passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, 10:54 p.m., at the Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth, IL. He was born Tuesday, March 22, 1932 in Richfield, IL to Albert and Bernice (Deeder) Wagy.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Patsy Mitchell Wagy, of Galesburg, IL. Three daughters, Julie (Dan) Yuhas of Pueblo West, CO., Elizabeth Rhodes, Avon, Michelle (Mike) Howells of St. Louis, MO.; Five grandchildren, Jessi Martinez, Zachary Ott, Jordan Ott, Anna Rhodes, Sophie Rhodes and 1 great granddaughter, Finley Ott.
Al graduated from Avon High School in 1951. He served in the United States Navy on an ammunition ship, the USS Firedrake. He was stationed in Japan and Guam.
Al owned and operated Club 41 in St. Augustine for 48 years. He attended Knox College and Western Illinois University. He was a member of TKE fraternity. He enjoyed Little Swan Lake and was an avid water skier.
Cremation services have been accorded, there will be a private family graveside service at the Avon Cemetery, Avon, IL. Memorials may be made to Knox County Humane Society in Al’s name. 1855 Windish Dr. #9770. Galesburg, IL 61401. Please sign the online guestbook at www.wisefamilyfuneralhome.com. Wise Family Funeral Home Avon is in charge of the arrangements.
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