NEWPORT NEWS - John Henry Warren, 82, was called home by his heavenly Father on March 6, 2012.
Born Sept. 19, 1929, in Washington, N.C., John was one of seven children born to Henry and Lydia Warren. John worked and retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 42 years of service. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a Master Mason of St. Tammany Masonic Lodge No. 5.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joe and Wiley; and his daughter, Deborah Cassandra Carver.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn S. Warren; two daughters, Johnise Warren Nuttycombe, Karen Warren Wilcox; sisters, Lillian W. Smith, Inez W. Johnson, Patsy W. Boyd, Darlene W. Sieszko; eight grandchildren, John Carver, J.C. Carver, Jessica Nuttycombe, Morgan Nuttycombe, West Nuttycombe, Candice Wilcox, Summer Wilcox, Julia Wilcox; and two great-grandchildren, Ayden Carver and Gavin Carver. 'Uncle Johnny' will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, neighbors, and his dear caregiver, Nancy Woolridge.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Peninsula Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday March 11, at the funeral home.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
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Published by Daily Press from Mar. 10 to Mar. 12, 2012.