He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lena Ware; former wife and mother of Deana and Anthony Ware, Kay Mixon Ware and sisters, Florence Metcafe and Violet Baxley.
He is survived by wife Melba Ware; daughter, Deana (John) Pittman; son, Anthony Ware; son, Robert (Maureen) Griffin; daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Black; sisters, Lessie Adams and Wilena Getchell; brothers, Frank Ware, Carlton Ware and John (Simonne) Ware; grandchildren, Haley, Riley, and Nick Pittman; Bryan and Ashley Black and Andrew, Matt, Josh, Jill, and Angelyn; 2 Great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Thursday August 6, 2015 from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 6:00 pm with Mike Mefford officiating services. Burial will be at Cora Baptist Church.
The family would like to thank the staff of Creekside Senior Living Facility, Jay Hospital and staff and Dr. Kelley for their kind and compassionate care given to our loved one.
Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.