Warren Waid
Warren Waid attended Bluefield College in Bluefield, Va. After college he joined the U. S. Air Force. He was a pilot and served in India and Egypt. When he returned to Roanoke, VA , after his military service, he started work with the Norfolk and Western Rairoad in Roanoke, VA. After a period of training that included several years as a fireman on trains he became an engineer trainee and ran a coal train from South Boston, VA to Crewe, VA. After about a year of being an engineer (trainee) he was made a full time engineer about 1955. He then was on the Roanoke to Crewe, Va run and hauled both passenger and express freight trains until his retirement.

He was married for a short time and has a daughter who teaches school in Fredericksburg, VA.