WARE, Charles Arthur Jr., of South Boston, Va., passed away May 3, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on February 23, 1953 and was 65 years old. He was the son of the late Charles Arthur Ware Sr. and the late Jeanne Elizabeth Barbour Ware. He was a graduate of Halifax County High School and VPI. He was former President of South Boston Insurance Agency. Charles had a passion for conservation and preservation of both history and nature. A metal detecting enthusiast, he enjoyed searching for historical artifacts, sharing his discoveries with others and was a life member of the Halifax County Historical Society. He served on the Board of Directors for the Southside Society for Animal Welfare, was a member of the Hyco Road Ruritan Club and was active with the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce. He was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church, South Boston and served as Deacon. He is survived by one sister, Elizabeth “Beth” Ware Saunders and husband, Harman of Clarksville; one brother, Keville Barbour Ware of Houston, Texas; niece and nephew, Anne Latane Saunders of Farmville, Va., Julian Catesby Saunders of Richmond, Va.; and devoted caregiver, Teresa Carrington. Graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Russell Lee officiating. Visitation will follow the service at The Barbour House, 1304 North Main Street, South Boston, Va. For memorials, please consider Halifax County Historical Society, P.O. Box 601, South Boston, Va. 24592. Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com. Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, Va. 24592.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch: Web Edition Articles (VA) – Friday, May 11, 2018