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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Alfred Warren, Jr.

1945 - 2021

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Alfred Warren Jr. of Davenport, Iowa 75, passed away at his home on Saturday, March 6, 2021.  His battle with serious health issues in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite the pain, Alfred came out a hero and stayed strong until the end.

Alfred was born on April 6, 1945 in Sherrill, Arkansas to Alfred and Johnnie Armentha (Smith) Warren. He proudly served in the United States Army and is a 2 Time Purple Heart Recipient having served in the Vietnam war.   

On August 22, 1975, he married Lillian Alice (Bobo) Warren in Rock Island, Illinois. Together they raised two sons, Demetrius and Anthony.

Alfred retired after 15 years at J I Case 22 years at Hormel Food (PB Leiner/Leiner Davis).

Alfred was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Sr, and his mother, Johnnie Armentha, Brother’s Charlie Rogers and John Warren, and sister Bernice Edwards. He is survived by his wife Lillian, his seven children, Geneva Yvonne Green (Little Rock,AR) Alfred (Plano, IL) Tammy, Patricia, & Monica (Sugar Land, TX) Demetrius Sr. & Anthony (Gilbert, AZ) brother Bobby, and sister Grace Shepard (Omaha,NE). Many nieces and nephews and a host of Grand Children (23) Great-Grandchildren (3).  

Alfred is a member Third Missionary Baptist Church. He was also proud of his membership in Davenport Lodge #37 Grand Lodge of Iowa FA&AM, as well as the Ancient and Accepted Davenport Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Valley of Davenport. 

A private funeral service will be held on  Monday, March 15th, 2021 at the Rock Island National Cemetery. 

Online remembrances may be expressed by visiting his obituary at  www.orrsmortuary.com

 

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Lt. Col. Steve Garrington, Honor Flight

March 21, 2021 7:18 AM

Dear Friends,

We at Honor Flight of the Quad Cities were saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved veteran. We understand that this is a time of grief for you, and we share that grief with you. We are thankful for him and his selfless contribution of time and effort to support and defend our nation.

We are also thankful for all of you who have supported him before, during, and after his service. A wise person once said: “Those who put on the uniform are our knights of old, and our heroes of today, and our hope for the future.”

Please know that all of us at HFQC will be keeping you in our prayers.

The Board of Directors and Volunteers of
Honor Flight of the Quad Cities

Belle Jordan

March 11, 2021 1:01 PM

To the family: God grant you strength during this time of mourning.

LaVerle and Patricia Dixon

March 11, 2021 11:17 AM

Our sincerest and deepest condolences to the family...Al loved, lived, and cherished life. His legacy will truly sustain his family. "Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal".

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March 11, 2021 9:53 AM
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