WARE, Wendell R. was born Dec. 12, 1918 in Clarksburg, W. Va. and died at Sherman Oaks, CA, October 15, 2018. He grew up in St. Petersburg, FL. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg High School, St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of North Carolina. He earned his pilot’s license at Albert Whitted Airport while a student at SPJC. He served in the USAF flying bombers during WWII in the Pacific and later in the Korean War. Wendell and his wife, Gloria P. Ware founded a highly successful publishing company, Micro Publication Systems. Wendell also wrote many historical and genealogical articles for the Webster Echo, Webster, West VA. Later he became a benefactor of SPJC and the University of North Carolina. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Gloria Perritte Ware in 2007. A memorial service will be held at Forest lawn Cemetery in December to commemorate what would have been his 100th birthday. He is survived by a cousin, Thomas H. (Tom) Gregory of St. Petersburg.
Source: Tampa Bay Times (FL) – Sunday, October 28, 2018