A service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Myers Chapel in Porterville, with Marshall Brookey officiating. Interment will be private.
Mr. Ware was a native of Porterville. He was a member of Rollin Relics Car Club. He was a psych tech at Porterville Developmental Center for 33 years.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Ware of Terra Bella; two daughters, Lisa Pritchett of Terra Bella and Tamara Cabeje of Porterville; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Nell Rutherford; his father, Henry Ware; his step-father, Robert Rutherford; one sister, Eulene Slate; and one brother, Kenneth Ware.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Rollin Relics Car Club, 1454 W. Thurman Ave., Porterville, CA 93257.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myersfuneral.com. Myers Funeral Service in Porterville is in charge of arrangements.