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“After learning of Jimmy's passing, yesterday (Monday) morning, it has taken me until now to gather my thoughts and words so as to be able to comment...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Eddy G. - Clendenin, WV

“I remember well Jim's contribution to our total band program with his special affinity with high note capabilities. When we played Stan Kenton's...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Dr & Mrs Charles Martyn - CA

“I attended WV Tech with Jim. He was a talented musician and always had a smile on his face. My prayers are with the family and friends. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Beth Norman - Poca, WV

“Judy, I was sorry to read of Jim's death. I remember meeting you and Jim at Loafer's. Jim was such a nice guy and I know you will miss him. You...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Beth Bolton Adams - Columbia, SC

“God Bless.Jim. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Bart Long - Columbia, SC

“I knew James from Unisource. I was the SC Johnson Rep. Jim was a pleasure to work with and I was glad to have the opportunity to meet him and work...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Woody Taylor - Columbia, SC

“Jimmy will be missed! I pray that during this difficult time you feel the love and peace of family and friends. God Bless, Kim (Hamrick) Fisher ...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kim Fisher - OFallon, MO

“Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Jimmy is at Peace now and we all have wonderful memories of the times we spent together. It is those...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy (Hamrick) Zimmerman - IA

“This is a truly sad day for me, having known Jimmy as we grew up in Montgomery and attending Tech. A true gentleman, I always enjoyed his company! ...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Clint Null - Fort Worth, TX

“I am sorry for Jim's family and their loss. Jim and I, along with several of the 'Brothers', shared a lot of fun and happy times during our tenure in...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Kuhn - Summersville, WV

“Megan, We are saddened to hear of the passing of your father. You and your family will remain in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: David Searcy and Erin Norton - SC

“Megan, We are saddened to hear of the passing of your father. You and your family will remain in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: David Searcy and Erin Norton - SC

“Jim, You will be missed but not forgotten. I appreciate how you always spoke to me & watched over my Parents Bishop & Janice Hewitt. God Bless,...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Hewitt - Lexington, SC

“Jim was one of the nicest gentlemen I ever had to pleasure to work with. I will remember him always. Brian Daniel ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Daniel - Columbia, SC

Services for James Lawrence Ware, 59, will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Barr-Price Funeral and Crematorium Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be one hour before service. Burial will follow in Lexington Memorial Cemetery. James Lawrence Ware was born in Montgomery, WV on June 8, 1952 and went to be with the Lord on April 16, 2012, He was the son of the late John R. and Peggy Ware. Jim graduated from WV Institute of Technology in 1974. He was an amazing trumpet player, enjoyed playing in the WV Tech marching band, symphony and jazz band, the Beni Kedem Gold Band and was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon. After college, Jim's professional career in the paper business spanned several decades. He was also a die hard WV Mountaineer fan and Gamecock fan. Left to cherish his memory are; his wife, Judy Ware, daughter Megan Ware and Tim Smith, son and daughter-in-law Justin and Amber Ware, stepdaughter and step-son-in-law Holly and Hunter Mathias, grandchildren, Leslie and Leigha Ware and Hudson and Harrison Mathias, brother and sister-in-law, John and Sharon Ware, step mother, Barbara Ware, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives, friends, co-workers and neighbors.

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