|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1921|
La Porte County
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2010|
Warren H. Girton, 89, Kokomo, died at 6:52 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at North Woods Village Health Care.
He was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Michigan City, to Charles M. and Emma A. (Bendix) Girton.
He married Norma Jean (Pickering) on Aug. 5, 1939, and she died Aug. 12, 1989.
He graduated from LaPorte High School.
Warren served as a staff sergeant in the Army during World War II from Dec. 15, 1944, until Oct. 23, 1946.
He retired in 1977 from Girton's Texico Gas Station as owner after 45 years, then worked for 10 years at the United States Post Office in the maintenance department.
He was a former member of VFW. He enjoyed being with his kids and his patriotism.
Surviving are his children, the Rev. David Girton, Niles, Mich., Kathey (David) Robertson, Zephyrhills, Fla., Chris S. (Michael) Simpson, Kokomo, and Deborah J. Barnett, Gilbert, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Beverly Perron, Monticello; and special friend, Frances Milem, Kokomo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, the Rev. Dick Girton; one grandson, Travis Simpson; one granddaughter, Tammy Barnett; and three brothers.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Stout and Son Funeral Home Russiaville Chapel, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastor Anne Girton officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery with military rites by the Kokomo Military Rites Team and the United States Army, along with an escort from the Patriot Guard Riders. Friends may call from noon until service time Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzeheimer's Association or Russiaville United Methodist Church.
Charles Moorman Girton (1894 - 1966)
Emma Anna Bendix Girton (1896 - 1941)
Norma Jean Pickering Girton (1922 - 1989)
Richard Lee Girton (1942 - 2006)*
John Willard Girton (1915 - 1987)*
Charles Harold Girton (1916 - 2003)*
Warren Howard Girton (1921 - 2010)
Norman Richard Girton (1924 - 1932)*
Created by: Ronald Baxter
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
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