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Charles Arthur Ware Jr. / May 14, 2018

Charles Arthur Ware Jr., 65, of South Boston died Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on February 23, 1953, a son of the late Charles Arthur Ware Sr. and the late Jeanne Elizabeth Barbour Ware. He was a graduate of Halifax County High School and VPI. He was former president of South Boston Insurance Agency.

Charles had a passion for conservation and preservation of both history and nature. A metal detecting enthusiast, he enjoyed searching for historical artifacts, sharing his discoveries with others and was a Life member of the Halifax County Historical Society. He served on the board of directors for the Southside Society for Animal Welfare, was a member of the Hyco Road Ruritan Club and was active with the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce. He was a life-long member of First Presbyterian Church, South Boston and served as deacon.

Mr. Ware is survived by one sister, Elizabeth “Beth” Ware Saunders and husband Harman of Clarksville; one brother, Keville Barbour Ware of Houston, niece and nephew, Anne Latane Saunders of Farmville and Julian Catesby Saunders of Richmond and a devoted caregiver, Teresa Carrington.

Graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Russell Lee officiating. Visitation will follow the service at The Barbour House, 1304 North Main Street, South Boston.

For memorials, please consider Halifax County Historical Society, P.O. Box 601, South Boston, VA 24592.

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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