SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Graveside services for Warren Lee Canada, 75, of Springfield, Illinois, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2012, at the Woodville Cemetery in Kevil, Ky., with the Rev. Wayne Carter officiating.
Full military honors will also be rendered at the graveside.
Warren passed away at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born January 13, 1937, in Karnak, Ill., to Ray and Lois Laverne Smith Canada. He married Vivian A. Hausman September 4, 1959, at Metropolis, Ill., and she survives.
Warren is also survived by one son, Mark (Kynda) Canada of Springfield; two grandsons, Judson (Rachel) Jones and Isaac Jones; two great-grandchildren, Betsy Helen and Kyle Warren Jones; two sisters, Earline Welton of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Brenda (Tim) Atchinson of Jackson, Mich.; a special sister-in-law, Lydia Canada of Ann Arbor, Mich.; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His parents, three brothers, James, William, and Robert Canada; and two sisters, Mildred Holshouser, and Margaret McMullen preceded him in death.
Warren was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Era. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Springfield. He loved golfing and played almost daily after his retirement. Warren was on a bowling league and was an avid Cub and Illini fan. He was also a former fast pitch softball pitcher for the Baptist Team.
Warren retired from Borden Chemical Company in Illiopolis on June 1, 1999, after 29 years of service.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, 57 Country Place, Springfield, Ill. 62702; or to Memorial Home Hospice, 720 North Bond St. Springfield, Ill. 62702.
Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield where the funeral services were also conducted at 7 p.m. Friday.
There will be no local visitation. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of the local arrangements.
You may light a candle or leave a message of comfort at www.milnerandorr.com.