Rev. Jack W. Ware, 94, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Conroe, Texas. He was born on November 18, 1920 in Fresno, CA to Tom & Margaretha Ware. Jack graduated from Fresno High School and then continued his education to the University of California and Princeton Seminary. He proudly served our country as a Navy Chaplain during WWII. Although Jack spent many years as a Presbyterian minister, he also enjoyed his time he spent working as a tax consultant, school bus driver and a member of the Presbytery Commission. Jack was a pastor/minister at many churches- Brooklyn, NY; Leonia, NJ; Carolina Beach and Myrtle Grove, NC; Big Spring, TX; Pecos, TX; Houston, TX; Port Arthur, TX; Groves, TX; New Orleans, LA, and Georgetown, TX. Jack also served as interim minister in Sweeney, TX, Andice, TX, and Killeen, TX and clinical pastor internship at St. Lukes Hospital-Houston. He spent many hours volunteering at Conroe Regional Medical Center, San Jacinto Elementary, Meals-on-Wheels, Friendship Center, doing church pastoral care, tutoring, and various church youth groups and camps. He will be greatly missed.
Jack is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Kerr Ware; his parents, Tom & Margaretha Ware; his brother, Don Ware; and his son, Chris Ware. He is survived by his sons, John Ware & wife Robin, & Charles Ware & wife Karen; grandchildren- Mary Ware, Adrienne Ware, Meredith Ware Morrow and grandson-in-law Chris Morrow, Tristan Ware, Ella Ware, and Molly Ware; and sister-in-law Daisylee Ware.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church, 2727 N Loop 336 W, Conroe, TX 77304. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Houston Area Parkinson Society (www.hapsonline.org; 713-626-7114).
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