He was a retired farmer and carpenter and a member and deacon at Apison Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Ware; two daughters, Betty Lou and Sarah Jane; brother, Andy Ware; sister, Fae Ensley, all of Ringgold.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wallis-Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Gatus Cheatham and the Rev. Richard Blalock officiating.
Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Visitation was to be today after 2 p.m. at the funeral home.