Allen Elwood Ware, 76, of 206 Winter Lane died Feb. 10, 2008, at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of the late Charlie B. and Ruby Price Ware.
A U.S. Army veteran, he was employed with the Department of Public Welfare and worked in vocational rehabilitation until his retirement. He was named Employee of the Year in 1985.
He was an avid collector of antique flywheel engines and belonged to numerous flywheel clubs. He delivered Meals on Wheels for 14 years, worked with Habitat for Humanity, and was a member of the Williamston Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Morgan Ware of the home; daughter, Gaye W. (Phil) Page of Simpsonville; son, Scott Allen Ware of Anderson; stepdaughter, Kristen T. (Edward) Burton of Williamston; stepson, Michael (Sharon) Taylor of Honea Path; sister, Mabel W. (Frank) Baggett; brothers, Lowry P. Ware, Gene R. (Shirley) Ware all of Due West; grandchildren, Hannah and Thomas Page, Nicholas and Katie Burton, Liliana, Delaney, Seth, Alyssa and Kayla Taylor.
He was predeceased by a son, Bradley M. Ware; and brother, Charlie B. Ware Jr.
He was twice married, first to the late Anne Compton Ware.
Services were conducted Feb. 12 at the Williamston Presbyterian Church by the Rev. John Hallman. Burial was in New Silver Brook Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, S.C. 29622.
Source: Belton & Honea Path News-Chronicle, The (SC) – Wednesday, February 13, 2008