William "BillyRay" Wagenseller

March 23, 1950 ~ June 24, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


William “BillyRay” Wagenseller, 73, of Biglerville, Pennsylvania passed away June 24, 2023 at Shippensburg Health Care Center. He was born on March 23, 1950 in Lakewood, California into a career Air Force family, to his father Raymond and mother Harriet Hocken Wagenseller.

After high school, BillyRay enlisted in the Army and served in the Vietnam War. Upon returning home, he enrolled at the University of California, Riverside where he earned two Masters, Philosophy and Business. His career as a Financial Forecasting Analyst challenged his mind and moved them from coast to coast.

BillyRay is survived by his wife Andrea “Andee” Vial Wagenseller, his stepson Joey Verska, and siblings Tom Wagenseller and Larry Wagenseller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lynn Secrest.

Loving history and the Civil War history in particular, he and Andee retired close to Gettysburg. His hobbies were reading, golfing, traveling, playing games (mostly military games), and reading the Bible.

Billy Ray was saved by Jesus in 1980. His greatest love was talking and teaching others about Jesus. He attended the ‘York Springs Foursquare Church’ and was apart of a loving church family there. He was close friends with Pastor Tyler and together they studied scripture and prayed.

He will be missed by those that loved him.

There will be a graveside service on Monday July 10 at 1pm at Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. Once inside the arch, take the right road, Section A-327 near the American flag. Parking on Baltimore Ave or along the road inside.

Instead of flowers, memorial donations may be made in BillyRay’s name to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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