Warren Pilcher Wardlaw

SAN ANGELO Warren Pilcher Wardlaw, 68, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Shannon Medical Center from complications of ALS. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Johnson's Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in Mertzon Cemetery. Pastor Bill Harris of St. Luke United Methodist Church will officiate. Warren was born April 3, 1945, in San Angelo, Texas, to Janet and Jake Wardlaw. He graduated from San Angelo Central High School in 1963, and attended Texas Tech University. On Oct. 15, 1965, he married Jane Ellis of San Angelo. Warren was an avid outdoorsman and continued his involvement in the family ranches until his death. He was a Texas State Muzzle Loader Champion three years in a row and in 1965, he earned his pilot license. Warren is survived by Jane, his wife of 48 years; three sons, Scott and his wife, Ginger, of San Angelo, Jonathan and his wife, Courtney, of Odessa and Steven and his wife, Michele, of Mertzon; five grandchildren, Whitney, Carlee, Jacob, Hayley and Abigail; two brothers, Steve and his wife, Jane, H.R. Wardlaw III and his wife, Anna, both of San Angelo; two nieces and three nephews; two sisters-in-law, Judy Whitney and Robin Sugg; and Sparky and Dusty, Warren's four-legged friends. Warren was preceded in death by his parents, Janet and Jake Wardlaw. A heartfelt thanks to Dr. Tom Granaghan, Dr. Michael Blanc, Dr. John Stevenson, Dr. Archina Rao, Dr. Mark Davis and their staff at San Angelo Community Medical Center. A special thanks to Dr. Stewart Smith, Dr. Tim Hopkins and Dr. Steve Boster and the wonderful nurses and staff of the acute stroke floor of Shannon Medical Center. The family greatly appreciates the blessed care given to Warren in his last days. Friends and family are requested to wear casual, bright-colored clothing and lots of smiles as they share wonderful memories of Warren on Friday. Memorials may be made to Meals For The Elderly; West Texas Boys Ranch; or a . Family and friends may sign the online register book at johnsons-funeralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Johnson's Funeral Home
435 West Beauregard San Angelo, TX 76903
(325) 655-3113

Published in GoSanAngelo from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, 2013