December 19, 1947 – January 2, 2021
Warren Charles Badgley, Jr., age 73 passed away at his home in Friendswood after a valiant 3-year battle with cancer on January 2, 2021, surrounded by his family.
Warren was a long-time resident of Friendswood and a devoted husband of 17 years to his wife Darlene Gay (Conner) Badgley. He is survived by his adult sons, Adam Badgley and Michael Badgley; stepchildren, Allan Comstock (Alicia), Stephanie Comstock Harkins (John) and Paul Mauerhan (Tara); brother Dave Warner (Tammy); sister Lynda Williams, and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Warren Charles Badgley, Sr. and mother Louise Marion Boyce.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Warren attended Central High School and Dobbins Technical Institute before enlisting in the Army. Following a tour in Vietnam as a communications specialist, he returned to Philadelphia and graduated from Drexel University in 1976. Warren then embarked on a fascinating 44-year career in data analysis and system design for government customers such as the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and NASA. At NASA, he worked on various engineering programs including Shuttle and International Space Station for over 25 years. Warren enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. A lifelong guitarist, Warren was also active in music ministry, playing and singing for the children’s ministry and the homeless ministry at Gateway Community Church in Webster.
The family will receive visitors Friday, January 8, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas 77546 (281) 992-7200. A memorial service will be held at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
As a Vietnam Veteran, he will be laid to rest at Houston National Cemetery in a private ceremony. At the family’s request, if you wish, donations in Warren’s name may be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center at www.mdanderson.org.
Condolences may be sent to the Badgley family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.