Lee “Gene” Warren went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday July 10, 2017. He was born on May 11, 1933 in Putman, TX. to Irvin and Callie Warren. Gene and his family moved to Kermit, Tx. in the early 1940s. He enlisted in the US Navy in June 1951 during the Korean War and was honorably discharged June 1955. While in the service in Hawaii he became pin pals with Iris White. He spent his leaves from service at home and Sweetwater with his new found love. They were married March 20, 1954 in Kermit,TX. They celebrated their 63rd anniversary March 20, 2017. Gene and family moved to San Angelo in 1961 to be employed by Texas Parks and Wildlife, also living and working on the Fish Hatchery until retiring in 1989. His work was his passion and the life he loved. He had many life-long friends from his employment. He met and became friends with many ranchers in the area while stocking their tanks with fish. They were his rocks and he loved them immensely. Gene was a member of the First Baptist Church and was 32nd degree Mason, a member of Paint Rock Lodger #613 and the Suez Shrine and the members were his love. Gene loved his weekly domino games with his friends and we know they miss his out bursts of “why did you play that domino!!" Gene is survived by his wife Iris, two daughters Denise and husband Gary of Bastrop, Tx. and Deann and husband Rob Zetzman of San Angelo. Grandchildren Dell Zetzman, Jessica and Leon During, Amy Zetsman, Alicia McCraw and Beth Zetzman, great grandchildren the light of his life, Haylee Zetzman, Valerie Zetzman and Eleanor Durning, He is survived by his sister, Laura Russell, and numerous nieces and nephews, along with his constant companion Patti. A special thank you for Shannon Home Health nurse Stephanie Perez and Meghan Halfmann whom he learned to love so much on their visits. Also recognize Kindred Hospice for their tender care from all their specialists. A memorial service will be held in August and this obituary will be rerun at that time. Family request memorials to be made to Suez Shrine.