FAYETTE Warren G. Cargile, age 84, of Fayette, died September 23, 2013, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church with Rev. Carol Lambert, Rev. John Kearns, and Rev. Greg Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directing. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Spencer and Delia Cargile; five brothers, Will Edd, Richard, Clois, Clarence, and Harry D.; and father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Nina Taylor.
Survivors include his loving wife of over 60 years, Sue Taylor Cargile of Fayette; sister, Willa Lett (Henry) of Tuscaloosa; two very special brothers-in-law, Joe Taylor (Brenda) of Northport and Charles Taylor (Sandra) of Vernon; and a host of special nieces and nephews.
Warren G. passed from this life Monday, September 23 into the arms of his Heavenly Father. He was a veteran of the Korean War, spent 16 months in Germany with the 4th Infantry Division, and retired from Contel Telephone Co. in 1991. He was a music director for over 60 years at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church; church treasurer for 37 years, Sunday school teacher and many other positions over the years. He started singing as soon as he could read. He sung in high school with the FFA Quarter, Fayette Co. Quarter for over 40 years, other groups and many, many funerals. Mt. Vernon honored him with over 60 years service in January 2012. In July 2012, he was inducted into the Lamar County Hall of Fame. Now he is singing in the Heavenly choir. He was loved, and loved everyone, and wants everyone to meet him in heaven. He will be greatly missed.
Pallbearers will be Ray Cargile, Dale Cargile, Gerald Cargile, Tommy Cargile, Bud Bean, James Podmore, Zackery Dale Taylor, Bill Baker, Robert Jones, and Wright Miller.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, Telephone Co. employees, cardiac members, Waymon and Gail Fields, Rev. Sam and Joan Yerby, Thomas Bobo, William and Juanita McDaniel, Milburne and Rose Savage, Ann Phillips, 4th Floor CSU Unit, cardiology consultants, and special friend Bannie Smithson.
Published in Tuscaloosa News on Sept. 25, 2013