WARE, Thomas "Tom" Henry Age 55 of Goodlettsville. Passed away on November 14, 2012. Tom graduated from Overton High School, MTSU and the Nashville School of Law. While at MTSU, Tom was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, where he served as Corresponding Secretary. Tom practiced law in Nashville for 28 years with such distinguished partners as Judge Mark Fishburn, Judge Sue Evans, Judge Gloria Dumas and Judge Sophia Crawford. Tom was elected to serve as the Davidson County Public Trustee in 1997 by the Metro Council, a position he held for 15 years. Tom was a member of the American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, the Nashville Bar Association and was a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Association. While a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tom served one term as Chairman of the Probate Court Committee. Tom also served as Legal Guardian for numerous disabled veterans during his career. Tom was predeceased by his parents, Edgar and Helen Ware; his grandparents, William and Mallie Ware and Hardy and Hattie Turner. He is survived by his wife, Goldie Ware; daughters, January M. Ware and Ayla M. Ware; brother, Charles D. Ware; sisters, Debra (Lloyd) Ellis and Julie (Michael) Roberts; step son, Joshua D. Stratton; nephews, Charles Ware III, Brandon Ware, Kurt Ellis, Clint Ellis and Blaise Roberts; nieces, Erin Ellis and Chelsea Roberts; step granddaughter, Jaidyn Brooks Stratton; step grandson, Ryker Stratton. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Woodlawn's Dignity Hall at one o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday, the 17th of November 2012 with Rev. Raymond Langlois officiating. Entombent services to follow in Woodlawn's Cross Mausoleum. The family will receive friends on Friday from four o'clock until eight o'clock in the evening and again the morning of Saturday from ten o'clock up until scheduled service time.