He was born Aug. 29, 1920 in Harrisonville, son of the late Herman Earl Warner and Amber Pearl Atkins Warner.
Jack was a well- known oil and gas well driller and producer. He was a World War II veteran who served his country in the African Theater and in the Italian campaign with the 411th Ordinance of the United States Army.
Jack was a member of The Zion Church of Christ. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 39, the Harrisonville Masonic Lodge No. 411, and the Harrisonville Order of Eastern Star No. 255.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Higgins, and a brother-in-law, Gene Thompson.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Grace; three children, Margie Warner of Pomeroy, Dick Warner of Charleston, W.Va., and Gordon Warner of Pomeroy; three grandchildren, Erin (Jared) Archer of Marysville, Jared Warner of Pomeroy, and Justin Warner of New Haven, W.Va.; two great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Warner and Isiah Archer; brothers and sisters, Ada (Art) Nease of Racine, Dale (Mary Belle) Warner of Racine, and Ted (Suzanne) Warner of Pomeroy, Lois Thompson of Pomeroy, and Mark Warner of Pomeroy; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at 1 p.m.at the Fisher-Anderson-McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy, with Roger Watson officiating. Burial will follow at the Wells Cemetery, where military funeral honors will be presented by the American Legion Post No. 39. Visiting hours will be on Monday, March 10, 2008, from 2 to 8 p.m., with Eastern Star and Masonic services at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Zion Church of OVCA Building Fund, 37420 Zion Road, Rutland, Ohio 45775.
A registry is available on-line by visiting www.andersonmcdaniel.com.