Grant "Corky" Taylor Wagner 1927 ~ 2011Grant Taylor Wagner, 84, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away December 28, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Salt Lake City on March 13, 1927, to George Franklin Wagner and Florence Martha Taylor Wagner. He was married in the Manti Temple to Dorothy White on July 13, 1953 who passed away in 1974. He later married Karla Dawn Cheney in the Salt Lake City Temple on June 21, 1977.Grant attended Utah schools, graduating from West High School as well as receiving his BS in civil engineering from Utah State University. He worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron for 30 years in Salt Lake City, Memphis, Houston and Chicago ultimately becoming a Purchasing Manager. Grant was in the US Army's Korean War as part of the advanced chemical corps in Fort Riley, Kansas.He served honorably for 2 1/2 years in the Texas/Louisiana LDS Mission. Recently he and Karla also filled a service mission for several years at the Utah Valley Hospital Branch. He was an extraordinary cook, gardener, woodworker and enjoyed reading, fishing and music. Sports were his passion and he loved to play the game of golf. He was a teacher, a servant of the Lord, and a defender of America!Grant is survived by his loving wife, Karla and 11 children: Diane Hirst (Bruce), Trudi Stark (Alan), David Wagner (Lorilee), Randal Wagner (Karen), Debbi Gale, Pam Harman (Brent), Cherie Kunkel ( Larry), Juliet Rogers (Todd), Kristina Long (Doni), Robert Wagner (Denise), Sharise Smith (Steve); also, 43 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren as well as siblings, Lynn Wagner (Carol) and Florence Peterson (Gordon). He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dorothy White; his siblings Glen George, Ralph Christian, Dean Marlow, Barbara Joan, and son Ralph Marlow Wagner. Funeral Arrangements: Friends and family may call Tuesday, Jan 3, from 6-8 PM at the Walker-Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 E 800 N, Orem, UT; and also on Wednesday, Jan 4, from 9:30-10:40 AM prior to the services. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM at the Heatheridge Stake Center, 500 E 2000 N, Orem, UT. Interment will be held at the Orem City Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the numerous health care providers, friends, and family who have lovingly assisted Grant over the past several years.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerfamilymortuary.com