Welcome to the memorial page for

Jacob "Jake" A. Wagner

June 7, 2004 ~ March 27, 2017 (age 12)

The Piano Brothers

Tell City, Indiana

Jacob Allen “Jake” Wagner, 12, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 in Hawesville, Kentucky, along with his mother, Ericka Dowell, from injuries as a result of a car accident.

Jake was born in Tell City, Indiana on June 7, 2004 to Jeremy Wagner and Ericka Thompson.

Jake was a seventh grader at Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School, where he played football, baseball, basketball, and enjoyed all sports.  He loved to attend and participate in youth group at Mt. Zion Community Church in Harned, KY, with his mother.  A typical boy, Jake liked hunting and fishing, tinkering with cars, playing video games and being with his friends and family.   He was a kind hearted boy who thought of others before himself.

Surviving are his father and step mother, Jeremy "Tank" and Ashley Wagner, Tell City; sisters, Kelsey and Katie Wagner, at home; step father, Scotty Dowell, Harned, KY; step brothers, Alex, Darrion and Brayden Dowell and Caleb Mattingly;  grandparents, Keith and Margie Wagner and John and Jenny Brunner, all of Tell City; David A., Jr. and Cindy Thompson, Cannelton , Anna Thompson, Hawesville and Sherry Moore, Tell City;  great grandmother, Elizabeth Simpson, Tell City; aunts and uncles, Jason Wagner (Kelly), Owensboro,  Sunshine Whistle, Eva Brunner, and Andy Brunner, all of Tell City and John Brunner, Jr. (Tammi), French Lick, Misty Jones (Marty), Tell City,  and David Thompson, Hawesville; cousins, Bo, Nolan, Kamden, Zach, Travis, Lucy, Lyndy, Madison, Hanna, A.J., and Hunter Senn, who was his best friend.

Funeral services for Jake and his mother, Ericka will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Pastor Tony Kimbril and Bro. Larry Sosh will officiate.   Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00-8:00 PM and Thursday 9:00- 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tell City Jr. –Sr. High School Athletic Department.


 Service Information

March 29, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

March 30, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Funeral Service
March 30, 2017

11:00 PM

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