James E. "Jim" Warren

October 5, 1941 - September 26, 2022

James E. “Jim” Warren, 80, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 in Madisonville, Kentucky with his family by his side. He was born October 5, 1941 in McHenry, Kentucky to the late James Logan Warren and Opal Butler Warren. Jim retired from Peabody Coal Company. After retirement, he enjoyed driving a bus and bragged about being the oldest bus driver for Ohio County Board of Education. He was a devoted member of Beaver Dam Church of Christ.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Amy Byrum Keys and Justin Robinson; son-in-law, Eddie Cohron; brother, Edward Warren; brothers-in-law, Billy Blackburn and Donald Barron and sisters-in-law, Janice McCoy Warren and Bonita Warren.

Jim leaves behind a wonderful family to cherish his memories, his wife of 53 years, Wanda Higgs Warren of Hartford; 5 children, Denise (Randy) Vaughn of Hartford, Lisa Jo Warren Stratton of Frankfort, Vicki Warren Cohron Christison of Henderson, Todd Edward (Debra) Warren of Grafton, Ohio and Tina Warren (Micky) Boone of Hartford; 15 grandchildren, Jeremy Byrum, Jamie Vaughn, Drew Vaughn, Misty Baker, Bruce Stratton, Gregory Stratton, Keisha Robinson, Tanesa Cohron, Einar Sterling, Marissa Eye, James Logan Warren, Tyler Boone, Chase Boone, Mikala Boone and Karissa Boone; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, John Warren of Hartford; 2 sisters, Sue Warren Barron of Beaver Dam and Patricia Warren Blackburn (Col. Larry N.) Stewart of Florissant, Missouri and many nieces, nephews and extended family he dearly loved.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Thursday, September 29, 2022 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Jerid Gunter officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Jim’s family from 4-8 PM Wednesday and 9 AM until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

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