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Alan Bradley Warrick

of Little Rock, AR, 1979 - 2014

We celebrate the life of ALAN BRADLEY WARRICK, age 35, of Little Rock. He passed away peacefully in his sleep in Dallas, Texas on Oct. 20, 2014. Born on March 18, 1979, he was the son of Alan F. Warrick and Ann Bradley McBryde, all of Little Rock.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lester Warrick Jr. of McGehee and grandfather, Donald Matthew Bradley of Pine Bluff. Survivors include two sons, Alan Connor and Keegan Bradley Warrick of Blytheville; mother, Ann Bradley McBryde (Mark) of Little Rock; father, Alan F. Warrick (Mary "Boots") of Little Rock; grandmothers, Mildred Andrews Bradley of Pine Bluff and Madelyn Grace Warrick of McGehee; aunt, Lynn Burnside (Bruce) of Beaumont, Texas; uncle, Donald M. Bradley Jr. (Susan) of Durango, Colo.; cousins, Blair Burnside (Margaret) of Houston, Texas and Sara Brooke Burnside of Beaumont, Texas and a host of extended cousins, family and friends.
Bradley attended Linden Hill School for Boys in Northfield, Mass. in junior high, followed by Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. for his high school years. Bradley, known to his friends as Brad, had many interests, among them cooking. He attended the Culinary Institute in San Francisco, Calif., where he mastered his cooking skills. He had friends from all walks of life and had helped many struggling with their personal journey. He loved the game of golf and could play with the best. He enjoyed watching football and texting his dad after every play. He had a way with words and a huge sense of humor, making everyone around him laugh. Brad loved music, he wrote songs and recorded several. He was a rock star in another life. His favorite holiday was Halloween and he loved to decorate. He was a loving father, loyal friend and a gifted talent. His greatest joy was his two boys, Connor and Keegan. He enjoyed spending time with them and looked forward to their bright futures.
In recent years, Brad started a new life making many new friends. He spent time in recovery at Burning Tree Recovery Ranch in Kaufman, Texas, changing his personal direction to a meaningful and positive spiritual life. He worked hard and turned his life around spending the last several years on a renewed path. He was successful in his work at McLarty Landers Toyota and looked forward to his job each day. He never gave up hope that he could win his battle and succeed in his personal and spiritual life. He won that battle.
A private family memorial service and interment will be held at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held at Ruebel Funeral Home Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The family would like to thank Brad's Pastor, Richard Ellis at Reunion Church in Dallas, Texas for his guidance, comfort and love; family friend, Kirk Stone for his patience, kindness and understanding and mentoring; Associate Regional Director of Young Life Jud Jones for his years of leadership and guidance throughout Brad's life.
Memorials may be made to Young Life of Arkansas, 9108 North Rodney Parham, Little Rock, AR, 72205 or Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Ave, Little Rock, AR 72205. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home:

Published October 27, 2014

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123