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James Michael Warner

January 15, 1946 ~ July 31, 2015 (age 69)
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James M. Warner

Husband, Father, Grandpa and Friend

James “Jim” M. Warner, 69 of Leominster, MA passed away on July 31, 2015 after a four year battle with kidney cancer.

Jim was born in Bloomington, Indiana on January 15 1946. He was a 1963 graduate of Washington High School, Washington, Indiana and attended Indiana University.  Jim joined the US Army in 1967. 

Jim retired from the Army after serving 23 years.  His tours of duty included:  Thailand, Hawaii, Fort Devens, MA, Augsburg, Germany, Fort Monmouth, NJ, Camps Hovey and Humphreys, Korea, and Sinop, Turkey.  

After retiring from the Army, he worked as a Logistics Engineer at Computer Sciences Corporation, Newport News, VA and BAE Systems in Nashua.  He retired a second time to spend time with his family and pursue his passion for golf!  His was a member of the Townsend Ridge Country Club and participated in many golf tournaments in the area and the Retired 
Military Golf Tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC

Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Shirley M. Warner “Sam".  Daughter, Elizabeth Warner, Son, Chad Warner and his wife Emily, and Granddaughter Vivian.    

He was an active member of Leominster United Methodist Church and served on the Trustees Committee.  Jim enjoyed clean up days around the Church.

The Army brought Jim and Sam to Massachusetts and they have been here for over 33 years, but Jim would always say, “I live in Massachusetts, but Indiana is home". 

The funeral service will be held at Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall Street and Merriam Avenue, Wednesday, August 5, at 10 am.  Visitation will be held at Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster, Tuesday, August 4, from 5 to 7 pm. Burial will be held on Wednesday at 2:15 PM at Bourne National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name may be given to the Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall Street, Leominster, MA  The family wishes to thank Nashoba Valley Nursing and Hospice and Always There Homecare for their care of Jim.

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