Warner Scott Vernon, age 85, of 1476 Pressley Drive in Lincolnton, died on Sunday, August 30, 2020.
A graveside service was held on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The body laid in state on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Warlick Funeral Home.
Mr. Vernon was born February 3, 1935 in Caswell County to the late Edward Rose Vernon and Mamie Scott Vernon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Ernest Vernon; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Adair Vernon.
He served in the United States Air Force and later worked as a supervisor in textiles.
He is survived by his wife, Grace Webster Vernon of the home; his children, Warner Michael Vernon (Janice) of Lincolnton, Karen Adkins (Charles) of Kings Mountain, Adair Lynne Mullineaux of Morehead City, and Randy Vernon (Jamie) of Lincolnton; a sister, Dorothy Smith of Portland, OR; a brother, Richard Vernon of Prospect Hill, NC; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Vernon family.