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Lon Clayton Warner II

December 6, 1942 - April 2, 2022

Lon Clayton Warner II, 79, of Spout Spring, VA died Saturday, April 2, 2022.  He was the loving husband of Jean Smith Warner for 58 years.

Lon was born December 6, 1942, in Manassas, VA, a son of the late Lon Clayton Warner and the late Virginia Dale Mays. He was a member of Living Word Baptist Church and had retired from the U.S. government after 32 years of service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Lon  Clayton Warner III (Liz) of Culpeper, VA, Raleigh Dale Warner (Amber) of Haymarket, VA, and Shelli Gheen Beeler (Marshall) of Spout Spring, VA; eight grandchildren, Jessika, Jessica, Stephanie (PJ), Alyssa, Clay, Kelley, Ryan, and Penny; two great-grandchildren, Katterina and Aria; brother, Jeff Warner (Kathy) and his sisters, Debbie Oberklaus (Brad) and Connie Harriman (Joe).

Lon was also preceded in death by two sisters, Beverly Mayhugh and Mary Ellen Gibson.

A celebration of Lon’s life will be conducted on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Living Word Baptist Church with Dr. Gary Yates officiating.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Living Word Baptist Church, 4130 Waterlick Road, Forest, VA 24551.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. 

A celebration of Lon's life will be conducted on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Living Word Baptist Church, 4130 Waterlick Road, Forest, VA 24551.

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To the family, I am sorry for the grief that you are feeling. Knowing of God's love for you, continue to look to him when he " will wipe out all tears from our eyes, death, suffering, and pain will be no more "Revelation 21:3,4 He says death is an " enemy that will be brought to nothing " 1 Corinthians 15:26 How comforting to know that this will be a thing of the past and through Christ Jesus a resurrection for our loved ones. jrfdog@gmail.com

Posted by jay godfrey on April 9, 2022

Jean, I was shocked when I read of Clayton's death this morning. I recently have been thinking of both of you and planned to find a phone number to call. Then life interrupted as it invariably does. I love you both. Some of my happiest memories were when we were singing together. Such sweet times. Now Clayton can sing with the heavenly choir, O for a thousand tongues to sing Praises to His name. O for a thousand hands to raise in honor to the King! I will be praying for you and your family. God bless you. Psalms 147:3-5

Posted by Chris Burleigh on April 6, 2022

I am sincerely sorry for the loss of Mr. Warner. A fine man who will long be remember by many. No mere words will take away his family's sadness; so, I will hope that the countless fine memories of him will be of comfort and help them get through this difficult time. Isaiah 26:19, Psalms 37:29

Posted by Mrs. Ann Spell on April 5, 2022

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