“John Paul Ware, 82, of West Alexandria, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Hospice of Dayton.
Born Sept. 3, 1922, in Preble County, he was the son of Edgar and Ruth (Eby) Ware. He was a farmer all his life, and enjoyed tractor/equipment shows and auctions. Mr. Ware was a lifelong member of St. John’s Church, West Alexandria.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris Eileen Ware, in 1990; and two brothers, Morris Ware and Joe Ware.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Jim Hazelwood of West Alexandria; two granddaughters, Anna Marie and Katherine Eileen Hazelwood, both of West Alexandria; one sister, Ella Marie Butterbaugh of West Alexandria; and one brother, Martin Ware of Eaton.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 5, at St. John’s Church, with the Rev. Ron Dafler officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria. Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.”
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