Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes

205 East Middle Street, Williamston, MI


Donald Burton Warren

December 29, 1951July 29, 2020

Donald Burton Warren was born on December 29, 1951 and passed away on July 29, 2020 and is under the care of Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes.

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Amy Meyer

August 5, 2020

Don was such a genuinely nice person. We loved having our son take lessons with him. His patience was never-ending. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

~The Meyer Family

Catherine Russell

August 4, 2020

Don was one of the most genuine people I have ever met. He was patient, kind, good natured, supportive, wise, and a fantastic leader. I looked up to him on my journey of learning music. He had so much talent and it was clear to me that he loved showing others how to play the instrument he held so dear to him. I will forever be grateful for what he taught me on guitar and for guiding me in learning bass guitar. He was a warm and welcoming presence to a young, eight year old girl who had only recently moved to Michigan and wanted so badly to learn to play an instrument. I will forever treasure these memories. May he rest in peace.

To Paula- I am so very sorry for your loss. He was a truly great man.

Christine Russell

August 4, 2020

Don was a great instructor of music and life for my daughter, Catherine, and myself. I will miss seeing him on the streets of Williamston.

Nick Benninger

August 4, 2020

Don was one of the most genuine people I’ve ever met, and that I’ve known almost my whole life. I’m grateful he gave me the opportunity to work for him, and that he made a space where he made so many people feel welcome. He was truly one in a million and will be missed. Rest In Peace, Don.

Terese Watros

August 4, 2020

Don was a wonderful man and teacher. He helped my grandson develop a strong love for music. He also encouraged him and all of the students at his business to enjoy their love of music. He will be sorely missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you Paula and all his family and friends.

Donald Cooper

August 4, 2020

Don was a dedicated and patient teacher (he had to be with me). We got to know each other well and shared many aspects of our lives. He was much more than a teacher and a friend. He shared his incredible talent freely.
His loss will leave a big empty place in our lives. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Paula and the rest of his family.
Don Cooper and Barb Cooper

Will Kube

August 4, 2020

Don was an extremely gifted welcoming man. One who impacted so many lives for the better including my very own. The gift to teach and gather people in so many different ways, is one that will be missed dearly. He’ll forever live in our hearts and his memories not forgotten, and the passion for music will always live on. Rest In Peace.

Wendy Shaft

August 4, 2020

Dear Paula,
Don was a most patient, gifted teacher. I have so many memories of him trying to get me to drill measures. A beautilful soul.

Kevin Tufnell

August 3, 2020

Paula, I’m so sorry to hear about this. I remember the day you and Don came to my 4th of July party. I hadn’t seen you in years and had never met Don. That made my day! Later that summer I went and heard your band perform in Williamston. That was fun, and a nice memory. May God bless you.-Kevin

Melissa Mele

August 3, 2020

My condolences to his loved ones. Don was a gifted, caring and generous teacher. He did wonderful things for his students. We are all so lucky he shared his talent and overall positivity. The Kube-Mele’s

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