David Gerald Ware, 55, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born Nov. 24, 1956, at Buckhannon, a son of the late Robert G. "Bob" and Wanda Mae Sturm Ware.
On June 24, 1977, he married Jacqueline Coonts, who survives.
Also surviving is one son, Anthony Gerald Ware of Morgantown; one sister, Connie Marple and husband, Mark, of Hackers Creek; one brother, Doug White and wife, Linda; and a large extended family and numerous friends.
Mr. Ware was a bus driver for Upshur County Board of Education. He was a lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club, West Virginia Bowhunters Association and the National Rifle. He was a coal miner from 1975-1983. David was an avid hunter and motorcyclist. He enjoyed motorcycle rallies for charities. He had a lifelong love of woodworking.
At the request of the family, please dress casually at the funeral. Friends will be received Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating.
A private family burial will follow.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.