Peter Allen Wagoner Obituary

Peter Allen Wagoner, 41 of St. Joseph, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, June 4, 2021, after a short and sudden illness at Spectrum Lakeland Health Hospital.

A Memorial Service will be held for Peter on, Monday, June 14th at 3:00 p.m., at Road to Life Church, 3800 Niles Rd. St. Joseph. Pastor Stephen Wagoner and, Pastor Mike Schoeplein will officiate. Memorial Contributions, may be made to the Wagoner family by writing a check to Taia Wagoner and mailing it to TCF Bank, Attn: Branch Manager, 2600 S. Cleveland Avenue, St. Joseph, MI 49085. For an electronic payment option, please text Wagoner to 269-924-0909. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at

Peter was born to Phillip and Rosemary (Gray) Wagoner in Goshen, IN, on January 27, 1980. He graduated from Wawasee High School in 1998. On May 18, 2002 he married Taia Pletcher in Syracuse, IN. Peter then graduated from Purdue University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for Whirlpool Corporation for 18 years as a Mechanical Engineer. While working at Whirlpool, he went back to school and graduated in 2009 from Western Michigan University, with a Master’s Degree also in Mechanical Engineering.

Peter was an active member of Road to Life Church, where he served for more than 12 years as the praise band keyboardist and also served on the board of directors. Peter’s life consisted of family and church. He was a great husband, father and provider for his family, always putting their needs before his.

Peter is survived by his wife of 19 years, Taia; sons, Micah and Josiah; daughter, Starla; parents, Phillip and Rosemary Wagoner; and sister, Holly (Philip) Kuhn. 

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