Mr. Frederick “Keith” Warner, 73, of Cedartown, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, following a brief illness.
Mr. Warner was born on July 10, 1940, in Ira to his parents, the late Otis and Neva Prine Warner. In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by a grandson, Gavin J. Warner; a brother, Kenneth; and a sister, Velma.
Mr. Warner was retired from the Hon Company of Cedartown, serving as an Industrial Engineer. Prior to his retiring he served as the R.C.I. Manager for Hon, having a long dedicated career of more than 25 years of service to the company. Keith enjoyed work and many will remember him as the owner and operator of Warner’s Union 76 Service Center in Cedartown. Upon his retirement though, he continued to work closely with his family in the production of signs and banners for the public. He loved life, his family, his friends and the great outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and truly loved the sport. He was a proud member of the Georgia National Guard, having served in a variety of details and detachments and deployment exercises. Mr. Warner was a member of the Grace Presbyterian Church of Cedartown.
He is survived by his loving family, his wife, Mrs. Judi Hess Warner; his sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Lisa Warner, David and Tracey Warner and Chuck Warner; his daughter, Teri Warner; his sisters- and brother-in-law, Jean and Bob States and Janet Clement; a sister-in-law, Virgina Warner; and a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Graveside and interment services for Mr. Frederick “Keith” Warner will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, in the Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. John Ragland officiating. The family will receive friends at the Warner residence, located at 126 N. College St., Cedartown, Ga. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: The Grace Presbyterian Church, 150 John Hand Road, Cedartown, GA 30125, or to a charity of ones of choice.
Visit the memorial web site at www.liteseyfh.com to extend your personal condolences to the family and to sign the on line guest book. The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home of Cedartown is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Frederick “Keith” Warner.