Mr. William "Bill" Adrian Warwick

Mr. William “Bill” Adrian Warwick, age 79, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 20, 2012. Bill had retired from the United States Air Force in 1973 with 23 years of service. He joined the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1997 as a member of Hoschton Lodge #21 and was chosen to be the assistant advisor for the Junior Lodge right away. Bill was elected Noble Grand of the Odd Fellow Lodge in 2001. When the Hoschton Encampment Lodge #1 was formed in 2000, Bill was elected Chief Partriarch. He served in all capacities in the Lodges and was elected Grand Master of Georgia for the term 2005-2006. He was Worshipful Master in 2003 and Past Master of the Hoschton Rockwell Masonic Lodge #191 FAM, District Master of I00F along many other achievements and honors. Bill not only was loved by all but was an assest to all orders and will be sorely missed. He was a member of Hoschton Baptist Church. May his sole rest in peace with our Heavenly Father. Bill was survived by his wife Jo Nan Warwick; sons Keith L. Warwick and wife Laura of Winder, Chris B. Warwick and wife Kimberly of Buford, step son Charles “Chuck” Furlong and wife Jessica of Austin, TX; daughters Cherlye S. Willingham and husband Ben of Murphy, NC, Dawn M. Warwick of Gainesville, Melanie L. Stephens and Clifford Phillips of Snellville, Colleen L. Smith and husband Gary of Cumming; brothers Ron L. Warwick and wife Connie of Sandy Springs, Glen A. Warwick and wife Susan of Palm Beach Garden, Fl.; sister Gayle W. Rauschenberg and husband Fritz of Stone Mountain, GA; sister- in- law Pat F. Hardin and husband Bill of Mt. Holley, NC; 32 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren and many other relatives. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Lawson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Monday, April 23, 2012 at Hoschton United Methodist Church with Pastor Luis Ortiz and Ron Warwick officiating with a full military Air Force honors. In lieu of flowers contributions may be to the Hoschton Rockwell Masonic Lodge #191 FAM, 111 Hall Street, Hoschton, GA 30548. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966,