Lloyd "Pete" Ware Sr., was born November 9, 1937 in East Chicago, Indiana. He passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. Lloyd graduated from East Chicago Washington High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-1960. Because of his love for music he became a popular DJ in East Chicago, Indiana for over 20 years. He relocated to Phoenix, Arizona in 1986 where he worked and retired from the Phoenix Sky-Harbor International Airport in 1999. Preceded in death by his parents, Claude (Bettie) Ware Sr.; sister Lerline, brothers Roy, Claude, Willie, Melvin, Charles; and daughter–in law Rosalyn Joyce. He leave to cherish his memories sons Lloyd Jr., Rodney Sr. Kevin( Rosa) Sr., and Shawn Ware, daughters Robin and Valencia Ware 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchild and host of in-laws, other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue.