Harold L. Ware 84 of Sidell, passed away at 7:20pm Saturday December 17. 2016 at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana. He was born May 24. 1932 in Collinsville. OK to Forrest & Grace Thomen Ware. Harold married Linda Bryant December 25. 1955 in Sidell.IL, Linda survives as well 1 son Darin (Lori) Ware of Oakwood.IL 2 dau: Debra Weaver of Catlin,IL Donna (Vic) Smith of Sidell.IL 1 sister Aileene Swinford of Orange Park. Fla. 7 grandchildren: Keri (Brandon) Fessant,Kathleen (Willie) Orcutt, Kaylea(Jason Arnett) Weaver, Meghan Smith, Ashley (Lance) Higgerson, Elizabeth Smith, Erin Ware, 3 step-grandchildren, Chris Wade, Hunter Hansbraugh, Cody Hansbraugh. 3 great-grandchildren Leland Shields, Dailynne Orcutt, Lyla Orcutt, as well as several nieces & nephews. Harold was preceded in death by, 1 son Eric Ware, 1 brother, Darrell Ware 2 sisters, Marion Wright, June Ahern.
He served in the US Army, and had been employed at the General Motors Tilton foundry for 32 years. He was a member of the Sidell Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, was a former member of the Sidell Town Board, member of Union Local 575, served on the both the ambulance & fire board of Sidell. As well as Civil Defense. He was presently Commander of Sidell Post 530 of the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, raising exotic birds, deer hunting.
Private family services will be held at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Craig Roller will officiate. Memorials in Harold’s memory to Hoopeston Area Animal Shelter or Sidell Baptist Church in care of Robison Chapel P.O.Box 79 Catlin . IL 61817 on-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com
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