The Passing of Brother John G. “Jack” Warner

broken-column-240x240Hiram Lodge has lost another 60 year member.

John G. “Jack” Warner, 86, of Delaware, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017.

He was born June 17, 1930, in New York, N.Y., to the late Lalla Ridley (Jones) and John G. E. Warner.

Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee. He attended Glassboro State Teachers College where he met his future bride, Merle “Micki” Fulton. They married in 1952 and shared a 57-year life journey until Micki passed away in 2010. He adored her and was extremely proud of his marriage, children and grandchildren, often speaking of their many accomplishments.

Jack made family his top priority and made it a point to attend as many of his kids’ events as he could, given that he traveled often for his work.

Jack was Director of Marketing for Nationwide Insurance for over 25 years. In 2007, Jack and Micki moved from Worthington to Delaware. He was a member of Old Stone Presbyterian Church.

Jack was an outstanding football and baseball player and enjoyed coaching his kids’ teams. He also umpired baseball and enjoyed golf and tennis. He was active as well in the Senior Centers in both Worthington and Delaware, and was a proud 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Hiram Lodge.

Jack will be remembered for his devotion to, and always making time for, his family.

He is survived by his children, Donna Warner of Glendale Heights, Ill., Derek Warner of Columbus and Doug (Chris) Warner of Delaware; and four grandchildren, Deonna Sekikawa and Garrett, Brad and Tina Warner.

A celebration of Jack’s life will be held Friday, June 16, 2017 from 5-6:30 p.m., services to follow at 6:30 p.m. at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, 41 Hodges Road, Delaware, OH 43015, with Greg Menssen officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Preservation Parks Foundation, c/o Delaware County Foundation, 3954 N. Hampton Drive, Powell, OH 43065, or the Willowbrook Foundation: Willow-brook.org

Condolences can be made online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

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