Hugh E. Ware, 87, of Quincy, died Saturday, Oct.4, 2003, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney.
The Shelby County native was born May 20, 1916, a son of the late Vern and Letha Dill Ware.
On April 17, 1938, he married Mary F. Barthauer in Bellefontaine, and she survives.
He was a machinist at the Le Roi Company in Sidney.
A graduate of Sidney High School, he was a member of Quincy United Methodist Church and the Good Sam Camping Club.
Survivors also include two sons, Richard (Doris) Ware of Versailles and Kenneth (Lynn) Ware of Quincy; one daughter, Patricia Wise of Xenia; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Ware; one brother, Norman Ware; and one sister, Evelyn Siney.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where funeral services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. N. Matthew Wright will officiate and burial is in Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Quincy United Methodist Church and the Quincy-Miami Township Rescue Squad.
Source: Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, Ohio 43318, on-line