Nicholas Ryan Wagner was born & raised in Columbus, Ohio. Born on September 29th, 1987, son to Don & Kim, brother to Paul & Olivia. He was a devoted Uncle to Mia & Griffin Wagner and was a wonderful and devoted boyfriend to the love of his life, Haylee Amick. Nik was a Veteran of the United States Coast Guard, Maritime Safety & Security Team and was awarded numerous medals, badges, citations and campaign ribbons for his service to our country. Nik was a graduate of Bishop Watterson High School and was attending Otterbein University. He had a passion for knowledge and a zest for life. He loved spending time outdoors and was an avid sports fan enjoying the Buckeyes, Blue Jackets, Saints, Miami Heat and UFC events. Nik was committed to a life of service and his last heroic gift was that of organ donor. Because of his selflessness many families were given the gift of life.
He is greatly missed by his adoring family and will forever be our Guardian.