Mr. Timothy (Tim) Eugene Ware, age 77 departed this life on February 20, 2022, at his home in Abbeville, SC. He was born on November 25, 1944. He was the son of the late Gary Ware and Amanda Davis Ware and was reared in the home of his grandparents, the late Ozzie and Maggie Davis.
As a faithful member of Glovers Chapel Baptist Church, he could be found there every time the church doors opened and closed! He was a dedicated trustee, church sexton, sound technician, usher, and a member of various choirs. He served in the U.S. Navy for over 29 years and was a Vietnam Veteran. He retired as a smelter from Burstein von Seelen Precision Castings. He held various other jobs, position and titles throughout his life. He passionately facilitated the local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous of Abbeville. A graduate of Abbeville public schools, he continued his education at Piedmont Technical College. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. Tim never met a stranger and enjoyed conversating with anyone who would listen!
Tim leaves to cherish his memories: wife Mary A. Ware of the home; one sister, Mary Frances Carr of Greenwood, SC; Four children, Laura Ware of Abbeville, SC, Carlos Hickerson of Hampton, VA, Idella (Lance) Starks of Augusta, GA and Catrina Ware of Charlotte, NC; Two grandchildren, Isaiah Starks and Ian Starks and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by one sister, Eva Riley.
Memorial service will be on Thursday, 24, 2022 at Glovers Chapel Baptist Church, Troy, SC. at 11:00 am. The family is at the home. Services are entrusted to Richie Funeral Home Inc.
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