Donald Otis Warren
Donald Otis Warren, 87, of Statesville, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Baptist Hospital. He was born January 1, 1932, in Iredell County to the late Ed Warren and Eva Fox Warren. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joseph Warren, and two sisters, Margie Warren and Roberta W. Brown.
Donald was a veteran of the Navy and was a member of Ham’s Grove Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and was a gentle, humble and honest man who was ready to meet his Lord. He loved his family and was a good husband and father and he loved his church.
On September 20, 1959, he married the former Marlene Smith, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Bradley Warren, a daughter; Beth Warren, a granddaughter; Kayla Reed Smith, and three brothers; Hoover, Paul and Robert Warren.
Funeral services for Mr. Warren will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 3:00 at Ham’s Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. James Bumgarner officiating. The family will visit with friends from 1:00 to 2:45 in the church sanctuary prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Warren family.