September 30, 1959 – March 02, 2019

Aaron Eugene Warner, 59, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 2:35 a.m., Saturday, March 02, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

Private family services will be held. In loving memory of Aaron, memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at

Aaron was born on September 30, 1959, in Mattoon, Illinois, the son of Richard and Marvella (Copenhaver) Warner. He married Vickie Kendall on April 20, 1984, and she survives. Aaron was an over the road truck driver, a job that he loved. He enjoyed fishing and was a NASCAR fan.

Aaron is survived by his wife of 34 years, Vickie Warner of Newton; children, Autumn (Greg) McKinney of Moore, Oklahoma, Amity Warner of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kayla Seibert of Newton and Gary (Victoria) Warner of Newton; brothers, Ricky Warner of Florida; Dwayne (Tamara) Warner of Mattoon and Billy Ellersick of Springfield; sisters, Julie Smith of Altamont and Nancy Ellersick of Mattoon and twenty-three grandchildren.

Aaron was preceded in death by his parents, step-father Frank Dabbs, son Aaron “A.J.” Warner, Jr and a brother Gary Warner.