Rev. David W. Warren, 61, of Panama City, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015 in his home. He was born on December 28, 1953 in Panama City, Fla. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Alabama. He graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. He was a minister in The Alabama-West Florida Conference for 42 years.
His father, the Rev. RC Warren preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Dian Harris Warren; son, Aaron M. Warren (Natalie), daughters, Hannah Warren Taylor (Ben,) Rebekah Warren Williams (Rich); five grandchildren, Warren Taylor, Helen Taylor, Tripp Williams, Moyer Williams; Judson Warren; mother, Ingrid Torgerson Warren; three brothers, Robert C. Warren (Pat), Steven D. Warren (Lisa), Joel K. Warren (Renee'); brother-in-laws Jimmy Harris (Ann,) Bobby Harris (Judy); and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church of Panama City. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 9:30 - 11 a.m. prior to the service. Active pallbearers will be Levoy Anderson, Buell Harper, Bobby Johnson, Ray Adams, Tommy St Amant, Ray Williams. Fellow pastors and the Usher Staff of First United Methodist Church of Panama City are requested to be honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the David Warren Youth Wing, First United Methodist Church, 903 East 4th St. Panama City, FL 32401 or to the American Cancer Society, Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge, 1104 Ireland Way, Birmingham, AL 35205-7010.