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Robert Wayne “Bob” Ware, 62, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, with his devoted wife Pam (Morgan) Ware at his side.
Bob is survived by two children, Katherine Lee Ware (Tim Cornette) of Nonesuch, and Robert Wayne Ware, Jr. (Joline) of Harrison, Idaho. Bob was a loving grandfather to Adrian Lee Teegarden and Mia Faith Cornette. He is also survived by sisters Janet Lee Ware of Lawrenceburg and Lucy Ware Rodes (Robert) of North Carolina, and by a brother, David Collier Ware of Frankfort.
Bob was predeceased by parents John Clark “Pete” and Martha Collier Ware and by a brother John Clark Ware, Jr.
Bob was a football standout and proud graduate of Anderson County High School. He earned a master’s in science in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky, and he dedicated a lifelong career with the Division of Water of the Kentucky Environmental Protection Cabinet. After retirement, Bob volunteered on the Kentucky River Authority Board, where he served as chairman.
Bob’s strength of will, intellect and character inspired many people, and his fierce and unfailing devotion to family, friends, co-workers and community will be his legacy.
Services for Bob were held March 3 at Sand Spring Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Hamrick and Dr. William B. “Butch” Drake, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in the Sand Spring Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jimmie Morgan, Ron Morgan, Clark Gregory, Charlie Cammack, Steve Eckman, Danny Boswell, Bob Alexander, Davis Briscoe and Mike Kimmell.
Memorials are suggested to the Anderson Co. Relay for Life, c/o Derek Ruble, 106 Hamlin Way, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or American Diabetes Assoc., P.O. Box 21903, Lexington, KY 40522.
Arrangements by the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home.