Jimmie Mack Wagnon, 75, passed away on Dec. 26, 2021, in Arlington, Texas.
Born on June 14, 1946 in Fordyce, Ark., he was the son of the late Marie (Franklin) and Hugh Wagnon. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Clyde, William, Kenneth, Wendell, Nile, and Robert Wagnon, and a sister, Bonnie (Wagnon) Cassil.
Jim is survived by his wife of 53 years, Teresa (Johnson) Wagnon; their four children, Jason (Shalleen Stanley), Brigitte, Ashley (Aaron Helm and stepson, Scott), and Chase (Katherine Sturgis); and a granddaughter, Gentry Wagnon.
Jim's family moved from Arkansas to Springfield, Ore., where he attended Thurston schools, and was an alumni of THS, Class of 1964. Upon graduation, Jim attended Oregon State University, and in 1968, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. In that same year, he married the love of his life, Teresa, and began his adult life.
The next 16 years, Jim was employed by the City of Eugene and EWEB as assistant water manager and partner in Brown, Wagnon and Associates. In 1984, the family relocated to Arlington, Texas, and Jim went to work for and eventually purchased Graham Associates Inc. Jim worked long and hard for Graham Associates Inc., a move he would never regret. Some of the firm's projects included AT&T Stadium and the ballpark in Arlington, state highway projects, Viridian Master Jim was described by other engineers as “the engineer’s engineer!” Jim's integrity and his kind, generous heart will be his legacy as he lives on through his family, friends, and those he “adopted” along the way. He was greatly loved and will be missed by many.