James A. “Sparkey” Ware of Grove City passed away April 12, 2002 at Monterey Care Center. He was a member of Grove City Christian Church, West Gate Lodge 623 F&AM and was a Past Worthy Patron of Robert Morris Chapter 372 OES. Retired from OSU. He was graduate of Hamilton Township High School and was a US Navy veteran of WWII. Preceded in death by his parents Roy and Evelyn Ware and brother John David Ware. Survived by his wife, Jean; sons: David and Robert Ware; grandchildren: Ian, Jenna and Kelly Ware; great grandchildren: Jacob and Brittney Ware. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at MILLER FUNERAL HOME 2697 Columbus St. Grove City where funeral will be Tuesday 1 p.m. John Hays officiating. Interment Obetz Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Parkinson Society of Central Ohio, 1380 Dublin Rd. P.O. Box 18313, Columbus,. Oh 43218.
Source: Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) – Sunday, April 14, 2002