Billy (Bill) Gene Warren Jr. 47 of Lompoc, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014. He was born December 30, 1966 in Granite City, Ill. to Billy Gene Warren, Sr. and Linda Ruth Warren. The Warren Family moved to Lompoc in 1978, and he attended schools in the Lompoc School District. The family transferred to Minot, North Dakota in 1983 where he graduated from high school and went on to study business administration at Minot State College. Bill enlisted in the United States Army and after his service, returned to Lompoc where he met the love of his life Melinda. They married and raised four beautiful children who had six beloved grandchildren. Bill currently worked for the past 17 years as operations manager for the Santa Barbara Humane Society in Goleta, and enjoyed every opportunity fishing and spending time with his family. Bill is survived by his wife Melinda of 27 years; sons Vincent and Billy III (Jessica); daughters Emily (Armondo) and Jessica (Joel); loving mother Linda Warren-Skillin; loving sister Angela (Tye); brother Kevin; nephew Kelly; and grandchildren Angel, Nathaniel, Deja, Gabriel, Luna, and Alexander. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Oscar and Norma Warren, Carrie Jo Camp, Brian Waggoner Jr., father Billy Gene Warren, Sr., Uncle Robert Warren, Aunts Shirley Morgan and Sandy Willis. He will be dearly missed. A “Celebration of Life” will be held 1pm, Sunday June 1st at 619 W. Maple Ave., Lompoc. All Friends are Welcome.