The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Mon., May 14; and from 9 a.m. until time of services on Tues., May 15, at the funeral home.
Mr. Ware died on Sat., May 12, 2001, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
He was born on June 9, 1960, in Coldwater, Mich. to Bob Ware of Cookeville and the late Delores Ware Steffey. On May 2, 1987, he married the former Teresia Johnson, who survives. He was a resident of the Center Grove Community of Jackson County.
In addition to his wife of Gainesboro and his father of Cookeville, his family includes his stepmother, Patricia Ware of Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Jerimie Minard of Easley, S.C.; a brother, Gregory Ware of Coldwater, Mich.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Michelle and Joe Hulliberger of Coldwater, and Robyn and Casey Hively of Cookeville; a half brother, Robert Paul of Central Valley, N.Y.; two half sisters, Cheryl Tercasio of Chester, N.Y., and Kathleen Bittles of New Windsor, N.Y.; his grandmother, Velma Wilson of Cookeville; a grandson, Benjamin Paul Minard; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Ware.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bryan Ware family or to the St. Thomas Foundation/Transplant Dept., by contacting Anderson Funeral Home.
Bro. Ken Burton will officiate at the services.