Henry T. Warren, Jr.

Henry T. Warren, Jr., 81, of Columbia, South Carolina went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 30, 2017. He was born on September 25, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Henry and Hazel (Ticer) Warren.

Henry served his country in the United States Army for 23 years and retired as a Command Sergeant Major in 1976. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he earned two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts among other awards. CSM Warren served in the 101st Airborne, 82nd Airborne and 1st Air Calvary; his accomplishments in these units included completion of 144 career jumps and being awarded the Master Paratrooper designation. Following his distinguished military career, Henry entered the premium finance industry for a 35 year career where he made a multitude of friends throughout his travels in the southeast. Henry was previously a member of Temple Baptist Church and was a current member of Kilbourne Park Baptist Church. For 40 years, he served faithfully as a Bible Study Teacher, Deacon, and led and participated in numerous committees. He was also an avid sports fan and especially loved the Atlanta Braves and USC Gamecocks.

Henry is survived by wife of 60 years, Sue; two sons, Henry Thomas “Tommy” Warren, III and his wife, Christy and Jeffery Wayne Warren and his wife, Sue; one daughter, Kimberly Dawn Allison and her husband, Eddie; four grandchildren, Kelly, Sarah, Anne, and H.T. Warren; two sisters, Barbara Warren and Flora Warren; and one brother, Larry Warren (Dorothy). He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Kilbourne Park Baptist Church General Fund, 4205 Kilbourne Road, Columbia, SC 29206 or Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.