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Warren Harding Tignor Obituary
WILLIAMSBURG - Warren Harding Tignor, 90, passed away peacefully May 19, 2014. He went home to be with his beloved wife, Urselle, who preceded him 1 week prior. He was born October 8, 1923 in Tignor, Caroline County, VA to J. Bagby and Annie Tignor. He lived most of his life in Williamsburg, VA. He was a beloved man who loved his Lord, country, family and life. He proudly served his country in WWII as an European Theater Army Tank Commander in the 753 Tank Battalion Company A and was critically wounded in Germany earning 2 Purple Hearts and many battlefield decorations. He worked for the U. S. Government at Langley Air Force Base TAC headquarters as a Logistics Analyst Manager, retiring in 1980 with 40 years of recognized excellence and leadership performance. He was an outstanding member of his community and belonged to Shriners International, Masonic Williamsburg Lodge No. 6 and Patrick Henry DAV. He was an active member of the Walnut Hills Baptist Church. Warren will be greatly missed and remembered by all the valued friends who showed support with their time, well wishes and prayers. He leaves behind to cherish his memory; daughter Deborah Tignor Brown and husband Thomas of Davie, Fl; son Gary Tignor of Gloucester, VA; daughter-in-law Deborah Chavez Wyatt, widow of deceased son Danny; Grandson Jonathan Neil Brown and wife Jana of Shreveport, LA; granddaughters Teresa Wyatt and Trista Wyatt, both of Gettysburg, PA; 5 great-grandchildren: Bella Bleu and Lucas Grei Brown, Paul Edward, Aaliyah Marciona and Roman Isaiah Wyatt and 12 nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 22 at 5:00 p.m. with a Masonic ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, Williamsburg. The funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 23, at Walnut Hills Baptist Church (1014 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA) with reception immediately following and full military honors burial service held at 12:00 p.m. at Parklawn Memorial Cemetery (2551 N. Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA). Arrangements by Nelsen Funeral Home, Williamsburg. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.nelsencares.com.
Published in Virginia Gazette on May 21, 2014
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