Services for Marion native Warren Eugene Heart, 72, of San Angelo, Texas, who died Aug. 15, 2021 in San Angelo, were 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Harper Funeral Home Chapel in San Angelo with Pastor Mack Roller officiating. Graveside service was Aug. 9 at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas.
Warren was born Aug. 13, 1949, in Marion to Albert D. and Irma Agnes Hart. He grew up in Marion and graduated from Marion High School. Warren went on to attend School of the Ozarks and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in religious history. He taught for one year after college and decided to enlist in the U.S. Air Force.
Warren served his country honorably for 20 years, starting out as a medic and then eventually working in the contracting office. He retired from active duty in 1994.
Warren continued his career, serving for the Department of Defense for another 20 years, officially retiring in 2016.
Warren married Mary Helen Rudolph on Dec. 29, 1978, and they shared 42 beautiful years together.
Warren was a history buff. He loved learning about church history of all faiths. He also loved reading and learning about trains and collecting model trains. In his travels, he often would seek out places to watch and learn about current trains and train stations and their histories.
Warren was a loving son, brother, and husband and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Faith Hiebert, and brother Sherman Kelsey.
Warren is survived by his wife, Mary H. Hart, of San Angelo; his sister, Twyla Ro Bullock (and husband Clyde) of Eufaula, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to any disaster organizations of your choice.