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Grant Austin Warren

October 21, 1951 - February 26, 2021

Mr. Grant Austin Warren, age 69, of Kennedyville, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 26, 2021, with his loving wife by his side at Perry Point VA Medical Center.

Born in Ferndale, MI on October 21, 1951, he was the son of the late Roy Austin and Margaret Alma (Wallace) Warren. Mr. Warren served 25 years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps. He received recognition for his service as an expert marksman on the rifle and pistol, a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, a Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Good Conduct Medal, and a Navy Unit Commendation. Mr. Warren held special positions as an Anti-Tank Assault man, 12 years as an Infantry Officer, and rappelled from helicopters.

His hobbies included hunting big game in Alaska, such as moose and caribou. Mr. Warren also loved fishing for salmon, skin diving and adding buildings to the house. His proudest moments were the birth of his children and going from being “enlisted” to “commissioned” in the military. Mr. Warren traveled to many places, including Florida, Hawaii, Utah, Subic Bay, Michigan, Sydney, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Cayman Islands, and Honduras. His special interests included John Wayne movies and Canadian music groups, including The Poppy Family. Mr. Warren’s most treasured gifts were a third generation Winchester rifle, and his bear rug. He would describe himself to someone as reliable and wants to be remembered for his love for the outdoors.

We’re thankful for Mr. Warren’s service to our country.

He is survived by his loving wife, Belle Elizabeth (Thompson) Warren; children, Amy Elwell (Robert) and Brett Warren (Donia); step-daughters, Michele Clapp and Linda May (Wayne); sisters, Sheila Weidenbach and Melanie McCarthy (Chris); and grandchildren, Symphony Longo, Madison Elwell, Ella, Addie, Gregory and Isaac Warren, and Caleb and Joey May.

Mr. Warren will be scattered at sea with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Warren’s memory to your favorite animal shelter or to The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center by clicking here.

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  • We love you Dad and Grandpa Grant! Thanks for the wonderful memories…we look forward to seeing you again.

  • Thank you for your service Grant. I know you are at great peace now with your mom and dad at your side. PS Thank you again for your ride to the airport!

  • Rest in Paradise Grant. Thank you for your service and your friendship. My love and prayers for you Belle.

  • To my darling husband, you gave me so much joy, love and wisdom. You are in my soul and heart. I miss you so much, till we meet again. I know you are in God’s hands and being whole again. Say hi to our families. Enjoy running with Akita, Louie and Sassy.

  • So sorry Belle and family for your loss. Prayers and hugs!

  • RIP Grant. You are now free from everything. You will be missed. Belle you were Grant’s angel

  • Belle, I am so sorry for your loss. Reading about him, he must have been a wonderful person to have known. It makes be happy that you have wonderful memories of your life together. Lucky couple. May God keep you close as you learn to live without him. God bless always.

  • I know Grant is at peace after a devistating illness, but what a wonderful person I knew in Alaska. He and Belle were so much fun while living here and I remember great fishing trips (I always caught ugly Irish Lords), dinners together, outdoor activities, and mutual friends with interesting conversations. He would always offer a helping hand when needed. One of his great adventures brought Michelle to Alaska and I so enjoyed her company, too, with our bunco gals and other activities. Thanks for the memories.

  • I love you and miss you, big brother. I am so proud of you and I am comforted knowing you are at peace, and with mom and dad. Thank you for all of the great memories, you were my hero. Until we meet again. Love, your baby sister.