Warren "Van"'s Story

Text size

Warren "Van" Vanderburgh, 74, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016.
He was an extraordinary man, as well as, fighter pilot, 14 time Top Gun, 2 Global, retired Air Force but loved the fighter so much was in reserves (Some play golf, he flew fighters on weekends). Total 27 years fighter and American Airlines captain for 32 years, he retired from both. He built a private corporate jet business and retired again. He loved life, family, God with complete open arms.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Vanderburgh; sons, Warren Vanderburgh Jr., Tyler Hardman and wife, Ivanna, of Washington, D.C., and Wesley Hardman and wife, Alex; grandson, Wyatt Nicholas Hardman, all of Odessa; sisters, Margaret Feindel and her husband, David, of Nantucket, Mass., and Laura Vanderburgh of Rockport, Mass.; nephews, Scott Feindel and wife, Maya Crosby, and children, Elena and Gillian of Alna, Maine, and Timothy Feindel and daughters, Emily and Ivy, of Las Vegas, Nev.; and niece, Sara Yanowitz and husband, Ivan Slack, of Kauai, Hawaii.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Episcopal Church. Interment at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Greenwood.
Published on  November 22, 2016
Send flowers
in memory of Warren "Van"
See more

Obituary published in

Arrangements by


Share this story with a friend: