Warren W. Sterling
Published: January 9, 2013
Warren W. Sterling, age 77 passed away on January 5, 2013 in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday January 10, 2013 at Maple Hill Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will follow services at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Warren was born on July 28, 1935 in Neosho, Mo. to Edward H. and Edna (Hall) Sterling. He grew up in Colorado before moving to Kansas City Kan. where he remained until his retirement after which he lived in Alma Ark. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1964. He received the "Good Conduct Medal" and Sharp Shooter Badge (with Rifle). He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad as an Engineer in 1998 with 45 years of service. Warren was also a member of Alma Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Alma, Arkansas and enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and four sisters.
He is survived by his wife: Betty (Pinkerton) Sterling, stepchildren: Judy Simmons and her husband Bill of North Little Rock, Ark., Debbie Head and her husband Kenny of Weston, Mo., Gary Pinkerton and his wife Michelle of Benton, Ark., grandchildren: Amanda Thrower and her husband Sam, Zachary Simmons, Sarah Head, Cortney Pinkerton and Conner Pinkerton, great-grandchildren: Hannah and Rebecca Thrower, one brother and two sisters.
Special thanks to Foxridge Assisted Living North Little Rock for their superb care and concern for Warren since December of 2008.
Condolences may be left on Warren's website: www.maplehillfuneralhome.com.