James Robert “Jim” Warren, born July 28, 1961, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024, hailing from Gulf Shores, Alabama and resided in Alabaster, Alabama.
A memorial service will be held at Columbiana Church of the Nazarene on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 with visitation from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and service starting at 11:00 a.m. He will be laid to rest with Honors in the Alabama National Cemetery at 2:45 p.m. Pastor Johnathan Smith will be officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to American Heart Association or City of Hope Cancer Center in memory of Jim.
Jim lived a life of service to others. A proud veteran of the United States Navy and an ordained minister, Jim was a devoted man of God who lived by His Word. His greatest honor and most rewarding achievement was becoming a father to his son, James K. Warren, as well as, being a proud and devoted husband to his wife, Donna Clark Warren. Jim loved the Alabama Crimson Tide and leaves behind so many cherished memories of his dedication and kindness with his loved ones.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, James B. Warren and his mother, Linda Swiney Arnold.
He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Clark Warren, his son, James K. Warren (Valerie), his sister, Cheri Warren, his two nieces, Tasha Langswager (Eric) and Cassie Bowsky (Bolan) and a wide circle of extended family and friends.
Jim was known for his unwavering faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, his selflessness and his compassion for others. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
In honoring Jim, let us hold dear the love, strength and impact he brought into our lives. May his legacy be a source of strength and his love of the Lord a source of comfort. He ran his race. He fought the good fight and now He has gone from Grace unto Glory.