Richard Tyree "Tank" Warner

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Obituary

RICHARD TYREE WARNER
July 10, 1938 - January 25, 2011
"Husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, uncle, neighbor
and friend, Dick will be greatly missed by all who loved him."

Richard "Dick" Warner of Vancouver, WA, went home to be with the Lord on Tues., Jan. 25, 2011. Dick was born on July 10, 1938 in Pueblo, CO to Charles and Bonnie Warner.
Dick, also known as "Tank", married his high school sweetheart, Joanne Hard (aka "little Tank") on Friday the 13th of April, 1956. Dick graduated from Evergreen High School in 1956.
He served in the U.S. army for two years and then started working for ALCOA. He began his union career being elected business agent for local 300 and retired in 2000 as international representative for the United Steelworkers of America and ABG Division.
In 1972, Dick received the Lord as his Savior and began attending Faith Baptist Church where he was a member for over 35 years.
Dick is survived by his wife, Joanne; his children, Richard "Rick" Warner (spouse Rosemary) and DeeAnne Berglund (spouse John "Johnny"); grandchildren, Jonathan Warner (spouse Brooke), David Warner, Daniel Warner, and Tyler Berglund; great-grandson, Aiden Warner; sister, Bonnibelle Warner; aunt, Alberta Northrup; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother; brother, Daniel L. Warner; daughters, Debra Kay and Denise Renee; and grandson, Blake Berglund.
A celebration of his life will be held on Sat., Feb. 5, 2011 at Faith Baptist Church, 11208 NE Hazel Dell Ave., Vancouver, WA, 98685 at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Dick Warner, to the Blake Berglund Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Foundation at PMB #512, 10013 NE Hazel Dell Ave., Vancouver, WA, 98685.
Please sign Dick's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 30, 2011
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