Benjamin Hubert Pete Warren, 68, died 6-10-05 at his home in Parrish, Fla. He was born 9-16-36 in Lexington, KY. Mr. Warren graduated from the St.Mary of the Lake Wawasee seminary in 1954 and continued his divinity studies at the University of Louvain in Belgium. He returned to the U.S. to earn his B.A. from LSU. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962 and subsequently entered the Army Reserve. He was commissioned as an officer and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after 36 years. Mr. Warren was also a federal civil servant in Columbus, OH. for 28 years after which he transferred to Little Rock, Ark., where he retired. He moved to Parrish, Fla. in December 2004. Mr. Warren was a avid bridge player, fluent in 6 languages. He was also an active member of the Jaycees in Owensboro and Columbus, OH. He was a scoutmaster for 2 years and remained an active member of the ROA throughout his military career, until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Benjamin H. and Mollie M. Warren I. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Shirley Warren. Two sons: Benjamin H. Warren, III and his wife Jill of California and Dr. Randall Warren and his wife, Dr. Mary Ann of New Jersey. Two daughters: Susan Grayson and her husband, Jason of Fla. and Julie Warren of Fla., 8 grandchildren, step-mother: Lois Warren of Owensboro, KY., 3 sisters: Lynn Elliott and her husband, Ernie of Owensboro, Polly McCubbins and her husband, Larry of Owensboro, Dr. Holly Vickers and her husband, Dr. Mark of Henderson, KY., two brothers: Steve Warren and his wife, Melissa of Tenn., Chris Warren and his wife, Vickie of Owensboro. Nieces and nephews. Services were held Tuesday, 6-14-05 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Burial was in Florida National Cemetery in Ocala, Fla. with full military honors on Wednesday, 6-15-05.

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  1. Lynne and Polly… Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers today. I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a precious man.

  2. My memories of Pete date back to the 50’s when all of our families were boating on the Ohio. I just thought he was so kind and so very handsome a scraggly grade school girl crush – he was a huge 11 years older than me. Please accept my very sincere cond

  3. Dear Shirley,
    Extending deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Shirley,Lois,Lynn,Polly,Steve,Chris & Holly,

    I have many fond memories of Pete at the kitchen table on Oak Park Drive, & fun times on the old houseboat at the river. He always seemed so intelligent, yet so down to earth, such a pleasant man to be arou

  5. Dear Little,
    Was so sorry to hear of Pete’s passing. Wanted you to know that you are in our prayers. Remembering when we used to get together when you guys still lived in town and we would play cards. Time has sure gone by fast. Would love to hear fro

  6. Little, words cannot express how sorry I was to hear about Pete. I will be praying that the Holy Spirit will give you the strength and courage you need at this time.

  7. Dear Little and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Pete.
    Our prayers are with all of you at this time.
    John, Linda and Jonathan Perri

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