Created August 27, 2018
This eternal flame burns forever
in remembrance of Bobby Ware
Bobby Maxwell Ware
Born: November 5, 1936
Died: May 3, 2019
Bobby Maxwell Ware went to be with his Heavenly Father Friday, May 3, 2019,
after a lengthy illness. He was born at Ware's Chapel, AR, on November 5, 1936,
to the late Raleigh and Nannie Mae Hickman Ware.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Bethe Ware; one son, Gary Ware
and wife Tina of Shreveport, LA; three daughters, Sissy Estep and husband Charlie,
Renee McCurry and husband Tim, both of Haynesville, LA; Denise Butler and husband
Bobby of Homer, LA, He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, Crystal Ware,
Dr. Misty Crump and husband Stacy, Justin Ware, Lacy Youngblood, Michael Estep and wife Nikki,
Jarrod Ware wife Callie, Whitney Roden, and husband Chad, Clayton Estep, Madison Butler,
Millicent Butler, Mia Butler, and twelve great grandchildren.
He is survived by three brothers, Prentice Ware and wife Sue of Marshall, TX, Bill Ware and wife Lola
of Orangevale, CA, and Carroll Ware and wife Celeste of Mooringsport, LA.
Bobby was raised in the Baptist Church and was an active member throughout his adult life.
He enjoyed helping with the youth minister, the bus minister, and served as a deacon
until his current illness. He also served his country by joining the Navy reserves as a young man.
A.M.in Haynesville, LA, for over 15 years. He also held many positions in the 2nd Masonic District
included, DDGM. He was also a Royal Arch Mason, a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and
Shriner with El Karubah Shrine Temple in Shreveport, LA. He was very proud to be a Shriner and
this cause and help young people.
Serving as pallbearers, Justin Ware, Jarrod Ware, Michael Estep, Clayton Estep,
The family would like to thank the many caregivers, friends, and family who have all assisted
his care over the last few years.
In lieu of Flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Shriner's Hospital for
A celebration of life service for Bobby Maxwell Ware, will be held Monday, May 6, 2019
at 2:00 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church in Haynesville, with Bro. Ken Karl and
Bro. Jeff Derrick, officiating . Interment will be in the Ware's Chapel Cemetery
in Emerson, AR under the direction of
Bailey Funeral Home of Haynesville, LA
Visitation will be Sunday, May 5, 2019, 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
at Bailey Funeral Home in Haynesville.
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
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