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Warren McPherson Jr. 1948-2019

For many participants in the concrete industry, this summer was met with sadness in the loss of a legend and powerful advocator for our industry. Many of us served with him on ACI committees and in other arenas. His warm smile and quiet confidence always preceded his technical prowess and passionate service. – James Baty, CFA Executive Director

McPherson, JR., Warren Edward 4/10/1948 – 8/13/2019 Hartland, MI

Warren was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Desmond) for nearly 48 years. Loving son of Mary McPherson Fitzwater (Lloyd) and the late Warren E. McPherson, Sr. Loving father of Amy Christine and Melissa Anne (Jeffery). Adoring grandfather of Abigail Margaret, Cameron Edward, Emeline Mae and William Edward. Loving Brother-in-Law, Uncle, Great Uncle, Colleague and Friend.

Warren graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1971 with a B.S. in Mathematics, and minors in Chemistry, Computer Science and Education. He dedicated his career as a renowned Concretist. A Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) International, Member of Michigan Concrete Association and American Society of Concrete Contractors. Former President and Lieutenant Governor of the Optimist Club, Member of Fraternal Order of the Moose.

A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 306 N. Division, Ann Arbor at 10 a.m. on Saturday 08/24/2019. The family invites you to continue the celebration of Warren’s life at Bar None Restaurant, 11600 Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116 from 12 – 3 p.m. on Saturday 08/24/2019. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to support the Rogel Cancer Center – Sarcoma Research Fund.

Checks may be made to University of Michigan and sent to Medical Development, 1000 Oakbrook Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 or visit the website victors.us/warrenmcphersonjr to make a gift.

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