Wendell R. Ware Obituary, 2018

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


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