Added by: The Grave Hunter
“Mr. Grady Glenn Ware, 92, passed away March 13, 2008, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Oct. 28, 1915, at Elkwater, Randolph County, a son of the late Dixie Harlan and Alice Mary Channell Ware.
He was never married.
Surviving are his beloved brother, Dixie M. Ware and his wife, Genia, of Tallmadge, Ohio; beloved nephew, Philip Swecker of Valley Head; nieces, Mary Alice McAtee of Elkins and Patricia Ware Gordon of High Point, N.C.; along with several other nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews .
Also preceding him in death were his brothers, Delbert H. Ware, Richard Paul Ware, Jeremiah B. Ware and Darley B. Ware; two infant brothers; and three sisters, Nellie G. Ware, Elva A. Ware McAtee and Reta P. Ware Swecker.
Mr. Ware was a World War II veteran and was very proud of the time he served in the Army Air Corps. While in the Army Air Corps, he built fabric airplanes for use in training pilots. He was a fabric and metal airplane mechanic, carbine sharpshooter and rifle marksman. While in the service, he received the American Theater Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal as well as the Good Conduct Medal. During the course of his working career, Mr. Ware was a farmer, logger, state road worker, letter carrier and deputy assessor of Mingo District in Randolph County. Mr. Ware enjoyed farming and was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying fishing and hunting.
Friends may call at the Tomblyn Funeral Home today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ann Fretwell officiating. Interment will follow in Valley Head Cemetery. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Grady Glenn Ware. Condolences may be made to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com. ”
Valley Head Cemetery
West Virginia, USA
Find A Grave