Carl Joseph (Pappy) Ware, 78, of Crestwood, formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2002, after a two-year battle with cancer.
He was born in Belington, W. Va., on March 12, 1924, to the late Darl E. and Vanda Offhaus Ware. He was retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber with 45 years service. He was a Presbyterian, a Mason with the Blue Lodge 568 Valley of Canton, and a Shriner, belonging to Tadmor Temple of Akron.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 46 years, the former Mildred (Millie) Thomas; daughter, Stephanie Ballard (Dale) of LaGrange; son, Douglas Ware (Teresa) of Crestwood; grandchildren, Chad, Brooke, and Eric Ballard, Ali (“Sweet Petutti”) and Kevin Ware; brothers, Frederick Ware of Manchester, Conn., Keith Ware (Annajean) of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; sisters, Luella Everitt (George) of Mt. Clare, W. Va., and Ruth Phillips (Bob Sutt) of Belington, W. Va.; and many nieces and nephews who loved him very much.
Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood with burial at Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Louisville or the Salem Assembly of God Church in Pewee Valley.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal (OH) – Friday, May 24, 2002