LAMAR-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Daniel Funeral Home for Vincil P. Warren, 96, Lamar, who died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at St. Luke’s Nursing Center in Carthage. Minister Mike Gage will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service time on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ruby and Vincil Warren Memorial Fund at Lamar Independent Foundation for Education L.I.F.E. in Warren in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy Fuchs and her husband Philip Schoo. Lake Ozark; granddaughters, Elizabeth Yarbrough and husband Robin, Columbia and Laura Porter and husband Josh, Paducah, Ky. and six great-grandchildren, Andrew Yarbrough, Isabelle Porter, Katie Yarbrough, Eli Porter, Silas Porter and Ava Porter.
He was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Paul Schwarzenbach; two stepsisters, Emilie Stemmons and Viola Wilson and a dear friend, Inza Brashear.
Mr. Warren was born Oct. 7, 1916, in Linn Creek to Ida Mae and William Stone Warren. He graduated from Golden City High School in 1934 and from the University of Missouri in 1938 with a B.S. in agriculture. In 1959 he received a MS AgEd from Colorado State University.
He taught agriculture in Mindenmines from 1938 to 1944. From 1944 to 1946 he was on active duty in the U.S. Naval Service, serving in the Pacific. He taught in Lamar Public Schools from 1947 until his retirement in 1981.
He was a member of First Christian Church in Lamar, where he served as a deacon and elder. His volunteer work included Community Betterment, Barton County Retired Teachers and Lions Club. He served as district governor for Lions International.
He married Ruby M. Emmitt on June 4, 1940. She preceded him in death.