Josh Jared Leroy Wagner, 25, of Cedar Rapids, died in a tragic car accident Sunday, September 16, 2012. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cedar Rapids. Family will greet friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 19, at the funeral home. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include parents, Bob and Lynn Wagner of Cedar Rapids; siblings, Missy (Kazzy) Wagner of Cedar Rapids and Austin Pavlicek of Cedar Rapids; special nieces and nephews, Kassidy, Malaya, Meadow and Makayo; special grandmother, Mary Whorton; great aunt, Marilyn; uncle, Garry Wagner that Josh looked up to; special cousins, Drew and Candace Wagner, Susie, Opie, Shauna and Bud Whorton.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Denis Hildebrand.
Josh was born on November 3, 1986, in Cedar Rapids. He graduated from Prairie High School in 2005, he loved skateboarding, football, wrestling, boxing and BMX racing, and later became an Ultimate Fighter.
Josh was quite the comedian, outgoing, and out spoken. He was a loving person that loved his family and friends and was always there for anyone that needed him. He had many close friends and also had a very special brotherhood with Drew, Colin, Josh and T.J.