Richard W. Waggener
September 5, 2018
Richard W. Waggener peacefully passed away surrounded by family Aug. 30, 2018, in Laramie, after a brief illness.
He was born in Green River Jan. 24, 1930, to Fleetwood and Harline (Hutton) Waggener in his grandparents' home and was delivered by his "Uncle Doc" John Gilligan. The family later relocated to Cheyenne, when his father was transferred there by the Union Pacific Railroad.
Waggener graduated from Cheyenne High School in 1948. He was active in ROTC during high school and college and served as a radio technician in the Wyoming Air National Guard's 187th Fighter Squadron from 1948 t...