Wendell Ware Sr.

WASHINGTON — Wendell W. Ware Sr. 72, died unexpectedly at home Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Born in Augusta, July 16, 1948, he was the son of Willard and Helen Hart Ware. As a young boy he enjoyed spending time with his grandparents, Benjamin and Alice Ware and George and Leola Hart.

In his early years, he attended the Prescott School in Washington until eighth grade. He graduated from Union High School in 1966 and later graduated from Unity College in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree.

Wendell married the love of his life, Helen Hastings July 18, 1970. Together they raised their two sons in Washington.

For many years, Wendell raised chickens and sold eggs to the First National Store along with cutting wood and driving truck for Farley and Son’s Landscaping. He worked for Farley’s from 2003 until retiring in 2014 due to his health.

Wendell was a family man and they were his number one priority. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather with many friends. He will be sadly missed by all he leaves behind.

He was predeceased by his son Wendell W. Ware Jr. in May 2018.

Wendell is survived by his beloved wife, Helen H. Ware; son Richard C. Ware and his wife Staci; grandsons Richard F., Rowan F. and Tenzin F. Ware, all of Washington; brothers-in-law Donald Hastings and his wife Deb of South Hope, Paul Hastings of Waldoboro; Aunt Abby Esancy of Burkettville; many cousins including a special cousin Marlene Bartlett; as well as a special friend and neighbor Marty Christie.

Wendell will be laid to rest privately beside his son in Washington.
To share a memory or condolence with the Ware family, visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.