BURLINGTON –- Mr. Warren Calvin Neese, 92, of 3727 Wade Coble Drive, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at his home.
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Born in Guilford County, he was the son of the late George Alfred Neese Sr. and the late Mary Ellen May Neese and was married for over 65 years to the late Mrs. Rosa Elaine Greeson Neese, who died in 2008.
Warren was a U.S Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. He was a former employee of Western Auto before retiring with RCA. He was a lifelong member of Mt. Hope United Church of Christ, where he served as Treasurer, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School teacher and volunteer youth advisor. He was a member of Twin Lakes Sailing Club and dedicated his long life to increasing his knowledge. He was a dedicated husband and father and cared for his wife for over 40 years while she battled with Multiple Sclerosis.
Mr. Neese is survived by three daughters, Billie Grogan and husband Kennis of Chapel Hill, Carmen Kriegsman and husband Mel of Greensboro and Jean Berry of Greensboro; son, Terry Neese and wife Sharon, of Greer, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Kyla Grogan, Joy Sloop, Jimmy Sloop and wife Mandy, Richard Neese and wife Rachel, Mark Neese, Teresa Kriegsman and husband Roger Friedensen and Jeff Kriegsman and wife Vicky; five great-grandchildren, Jacob Kriegsman, Hayley Coley, Daniel Kriegsman, Sarah Friedensen and Addison Ruth Sloop; a sister, Annie Mae Victor of Whitsett; two brothers, Delbert Neese and G.A. Neese Jr., both of Florida; and loving extended family, Beth, Jeff, Addison and Lindsay Harris.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; parents; and two brothers, Vincent Neese and Colin Neese.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ by the Rev. Lloyd Spencer and Father Mark Menees. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Friday evening at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2211 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407 or to Mt. Hope United Church of Christ, 2400 Mt. Hope Church Road, Whitsett, NC 27377.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from May 1 to May 2, 2013