“Wilson Cary Ware, 79, of Ware’s Wharf and Richmond, Virginia, died Saturday, July 24, 2004, in his home.
The son of John Ware and Marguerite Faulconer Ware, Mr. Ware grew up at Ware’s Wharf, where he spent his youth enjoying the Rappahannock River, attending Rappahannock Christian Church, and socializing with his many cousins. At the age of 18, he left home to serve in World War II. Returning from the war, Mr. Ware attended the University of Richmond and after graduation, earned his CPA. He became a partner at Coopers and Lybrand and in 1987 he retired, having spent his entire career with the same firm. Although Mr. Ware lived in Richmond during the week, he still returned to Ware’s Wharf every weekend to worship at the Rappahannock Christian Church and to be with his family. As a lifelong member of the Rappahannock Christian Church, Mr. Ware served for many years as Treasurer, Elder and Deacon. Mr. Ware was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Lynchburg College, a member of the Society of the Cincinnati, and a member of the Sons of the Revolution. Additionally, he served on the boards of several charitable organizations. Wilson Ware is remembered as a man of character whose love and charity knew no bounds. As he touched the lives of people from all walks of life, he served as an example of true Christian spirit.
Mr. Ware is survived by two sisters-in-law, Zula Ferrara Ware of Tappahannock, and Anna Austin R. Ware of Sudlersville, MD.
He was preceded in death by his two brothers, John W. Ware and Robert F. Ware; and also by his nephew, Robert F. Ware Jr.; and his nephew-in-law, J. Thomas Keady.
He is survived by his nephew, John W. Ware Jr. of Ware’s Wharf; and three nieces, Marguerite W. Keady of Reston, Arraminta R. Ware of Sudlersville, MD, and Frances W. Lieb and her husband B. Joseph Lieb of Fairfax. He is also survived by three great-nieces, Jennifer F. and Katherine M. Lieb and Anne W. Keady; and one great-nephew, J. Walter Keady.
Funeral services will be at the Rappahannock Christian Church on Thursday, July 29, at 11 a.m. with interment following in the church cemetery. Marks-Bristow Funeral Home of Tappahannock.”
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