“Ivan Ware Jr., 75, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 2, 2012, at his residence.
Mr. Ware was born March 22, 1937, in Springfield, Ill., to Ivan Ware Sr. and Myrtle Painter Ware.
He served in the U.S. Army for 20 years after which he retired.
Mr. Ware was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings, brother, Hershel Ware, and four sisters Betty Moore, Ruth Ann Mattingley, Frances Brinkley and Vicky Mansfield.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Sept. 5, 2012, at Hunter Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Old Bon Air Cemetery, with full military honors by Veterans’ Honor Guard. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m., Sept. 4, at the funeral home. David Lee England and Mike Myers will officiate.”
Larry Moore Record added: Sep 08, 2012