Alton Maynard Ware, 81, passed away December 29, 2011 in Draper, Utah.
Born January 15, 1930 in Downey, Idaho, son of Alton Owen and Emma Evans Ware. Married Velda Olson December 15, 1949. He was a musician who loved playing the organ, and saxophone in a band. Later in life he became an avid artist. He was friendly and cordial to everyone, was very funny and loved playing pranks, teasing and filled with vim and vigor. He was a born salesman. He served an LDS mission in Wisconsin.
Survived by children: Kim (Glennys) Ware, Richard (Suzanne) Ware, Diane (Gordon) Eddington, Marcene (Will) Mosley, Ron Ware, Sonja (Brian) Leek and Gaylen (Kathy) Ware; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Oseila), Ware and Paul (Dona) Ware; sister, Joan (Lynn) Morrison. Preceded in death by wife; grandsons, Braiden and Mason; granddaughter, Angie.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road where a viewing will be held, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Interment, Downey Cemetery, Downey, Idaho.