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Ira Calvin Ware, 84, of Corsicana passed away Aug. 4, 2005 in Dallas.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 6 p.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Neal officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Jason Herron, Travis Reagan Jones, Cory Ryan Wilkinson, Tyler Reagan Herron, Erskine Williams Hightower III and Glen Michael Hightower.
Mr. Ware was born Feb. 4, 1921 in El Paso. He was a wonderful father, husband and family man. He enjoyed hunting dove when he was younger in the desert. He enjoyed working with guns, carving stock, and refurbishing guns. He served in World War II as a pilot and a pilot instructor, then was sent to Asia to fly wounded out of India, North Africa to hospitals. He was an engineer for Standard Oil for a number of years.
Survivors include wife Rose Mary Ware of Corsicana; daughter Terry Ann Jones and husband Travis Reagan Jones of Corsicana; grandchild Jeremy Jason Herron and wife Kathy Michelle of Corsicana; great-grandchildren Tyler Reagan Herron and Cory Ryan Wilkinson, both of Corsicana; and sister Doris Hightower and husband Erskine Williams Hightower Jr. of Hill Top Lakes.
Source: Find A Grave
Created by: Edward L. Williams
Record added: Aug 08, 2005
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