STURTEVANT - Mr. Warner G Vincent, 88, entered the eternal gates of heaven on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at his home. Warner was born in Ollie, Ky. on July 23, 1923 to the late Willard and Rebecca Lee (nee: Sanders) Vincent. He was united in marriage to Lorena Jean (nee: Crosby) on July 16, 1950 in Wixom, Mich. She preceded him in death in November 1994. He proudly served his country during WWII as a US Navy Radioman RM3/C stationed in the South Pacific as part of the 7th Fleet. After the war, he had been employed with General Motors Corp. for over 32 years until his retirement in 1984. Warner had been a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Sturtevant since 1965. He will be dearly missed by his children, Garry (Claudia) Vincent of Tomahawk, Wis., Connie Vincent of Kenya, Rebecca (Richard) Borden of Bloomington, Ind., and Linda (Steven) Lambert of Springfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Michael Vincent, Melissa (Adam) Slattery, Samantha Vincent, Ryan (Melissa) Borden, Randy (Sarah) Borden, Josef Lambert, and Nathan Lambert; great-grandchildren, Archer Slattery, Aidan Borden, Connor Borden, Gage Borden, Ireland Slattery due in August 2012 and Baby Borden due in January 2013; sister, Edeth Wilson; sister-in-law, Barbara Cullen; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorena Jean Crosby Vincent; parents, Willard and Rebecca (Sanders) Vincent; brothers, Conard (Dit) Vincent, Clarence (Steve) Vincent, and sister, Mary Davis. Funeral services in honor of Warner will be held at Calvary Baptist Church (9122 Durand Ave., Sturtevant) on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Richard Borden and Rev. Richard Rogers officiating. Interment with full military honors will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at the church on Thursday, from 4-8 pm and again on Friday from 9 am until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to Calvary Baptist Church. Wilson Funeral Home 1212 Lathrop Avenue 634-3361 www.wilsonfuneralhomeracine. com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on June 27, 2012