Phillip “Mike” Ware

Phillip “Mike” Michael Ware, age 50, of Laurelville, Ohio, passed away November 26, 2022, after years of medical complications.

Mike was born August 28, 1972, in Medina, Ohio to Roger and Benita Ware. Mike’s favorite past time was going hunting and fishing. He loved making up funny songs and watching old westerns. However, most of all, Mike loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.               

Surviving are parents, Roger and Benita Ware; loving wife of 30 years, Donna Weaver-Ware; children, Alisha (Scott) Schmidt, Emily (Shawn Hedges) Ware, and John (Elizabeth) Byrd; grandchildren, Scotty, Brylee, Tori, Madison, and Bailey; sister, Stacy Robison; and several nieces, nephews, and great-nephew.

Mike was preceded in death by his son, Michael Lee Ware; grandparents, Charles and Betty Humphrey; grandfather, Harold Ware; uncle, James Bosley; and cousin, Jamie Bosley.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Cremation followed the services.  

Calling hours were observed from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M. on Friday, December 2, 2022, and 10 A.M. – 1 P.M. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the Heinlein-Brown funeral Home of Logan, Ohio.  

In Leu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.