Rev. John Herman Ware, Jr., 76, of Mount Jackson, Virginia, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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Rev. Ware was born December 15, 1936 in Winchester, Virginia, the son of the late John Herman Ware, Sr. and Margaret Green Ware.
He graduated from James Wood High School. He attended Shepherd College. He graduated from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio with a Masters of Divinity in May, 1963.
He pastored with the United Church of Christ in Lebanon, Ohio, Pleasant Valley Charge in Winchester, VA, Grace United Church of Christ in Mount Jackson, VA, St. John United Church of Christ in Hudson Crossroads, VA, Concord United Church of Christ in Timberville, VA and currently serving at Trinity United Church of Christ in Basye, VA.
Surviving are a son, Mark Ware and his wife, Lynne, of Mineral, VA and numerous nieces and nephews.
A daughter, Kimberly Ware, and a brother, Richard G. Ware, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 A. M. Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Trinity United Church of Christ in Basye, VA with Rev. Barbara Rhodes. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to AFLAC Cancer Center, Attn: Diane Vaughan, 1687 Tullie Circle NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329.
Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, Virginia.
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Sept. 27, 2013