George H. Warren Jr., age 85, passed peacefully on August 9, 2019, surrounded by his family in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born on May 5, 1934, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to George and Emily Hunter Warren. George attended Owensboro Senior High School where he graduated in 1952. He attended the University of Kentucky on a football scholarship and went on to graduate with a degree in agriculture. On August 28, 1954, he married Sara Barbara Zogg, and the two enjoyed raising their four children and traveling together. In addition to being a past president of Kentucky Oil and Gas Association, he was also president of Zogg Oil and Warren Drilling Companies. George was a member of the Board of Directors for South Central Bank for sixteen years, with a previous tenure at Central Bank & Trust. Additionally, he served as a member of the Rotary Club and was an active participant of the Men’s Bible Study Group of First Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Barbara (Zogg) Warren; a brother, JB Warren; and a sister, Mary Alice Reid.
George is survived by his four children, Hank (Susan) Warren of Owensboro, Kim (Tim) Donovan of Columbus, OH, Pam (Doc) Harris of Owensboro, and Stu (Raina) Warren of Franklin, TN; seven grandchildren; Ashley (Aaron) Howard, Emily (Reynolds) Wehrman, Andrew (Becca) Warren, Hunter (Taylor) Harris, Sam (Ann Merideth) Donovan, Blake Warren, and Tori Warren; four great-grandchildren, Henry and Hallie Howard, Louise Wehrman, and George Warren. George is also survived by a sister, Betty Ginn; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 at James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, as well as before the service on Monday from 10 – 11:00 a.m. at James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.