EAST LIVERPOOL - William "Butch" Warrick, well-known local painter of East Liverpool, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at home following a courageous battle with lung disease. He was 63.
Born in East Liverpool, Sept.18, 1950, he was a son of Pauline Green Warrick of Fredericktown and the late William T. "Bill" Warrick.
He was a member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1968 and later studied at ITT Tech in Dayton, Ohio. He attended the St. Clair Avenue Church of Christ and was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf.
For nearly 40 years, he was associated with the painting business, first with Sherwin-Williams Paints and later he was the owner and operator of Warrick Painting for many years.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mary Whisman Warrick, whom he married Oct. 22, 1970.
There are three sons, Shannon Warrick, and his wife Alicia, of Calcutta, Greg Warrick, and his wife Lori, of Lisbon, and Lonnie Warrick, and his wife Jordan, of East Liverpool. A sister survives as well, Linda S. Humphrey, and her love Jim, of New Cumberland.
He will be sadly missed by his seven grandchildren: Jordan, Collin, Hunter, Luke, Kaitlin, Tyler and Halen, along with two great-grandchildren: Parker and Payton.
He also leaves behind his beloved cat George.
Friends may visit Friday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 8 p.m. Evangelist Will Montgomery will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Calcutta Cemetery.
Following the service, family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.
View Butch's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.