James Perry Ware, 93, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away April 16, at the Residency in Scottsbluff. Cremation has taken place per his wishes and a private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Memorials can be directed at Prairie Haven Hospice in Scottsbluff. James was born Nov. 12, 1915, in Takoma Park, Ma. He married Elsie Mae St. Clair on Aug. 23, 1940. He was owner and operator of heavy duty construction companies in Maryland and Florida. Survivors include his daughters, Pat Glaze of Lyman and Bess Carnahan and her husband, Hal Carnahan of Fort Laramie, Wyo.; and brother, Robert Allen Ware of Livermore, Calif. Preceding him in death were his parents, Hext P. and Katherine B. Ware; wife, Elsie Marie (St. Clair) Ware; brother, Mitchell G. Ware and sister, Mary Elizabeth (Ware) Purcell.
Source: Star-Herald (Scottsbluff, NE) – Tuesday, April 21, 2009