Cecil Ware, Jr., 80, of Minerva, passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:48 a.m. at his home.
Born on April 19, 1936 in Belington, West Virginia to Cecil M. and Blanche (Phares) Ware, he lived in Minerva for most of his life and retired from Colfor in Malvern.
Cecil enjoyed the outdoors; especially farming and hunting with his beagles. He was a Life Member of the North American Hunters Club.
Survivors include his wife, Lavonda (Cross) Ware, whom he married on February 14, 1970; his daughter, Leisa (Jason) Howard of Minerva; his son, Bryan (Chrissy) Ware of Minerva; a grandson, Joshua (Tracy) Howard of Perrysville; a granddaughter, Kaeley Boyle of Minerva; three great-grandddaughters; one great-grandson; a brother, Bernie (Shelba) Ware of Alliance; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one sister; and four brothers.
His Memorial Service and burial will be at Moultrie Chapel Cemetery on a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org; Wounded Warriors, www.woundedwarriorproject.org or to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org. You are invited to view Cecil’s tribute wall, offer condolences and share memories at www.sharerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by the Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home.
Source: The News Leader