Charles Kevin Ware

Published 11:17 am Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Charles Kevin Ware, 43, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Atmore, after a battle with cancer.

Kevin was a resident of Vinegar Bend, and had previously resided in Atmore and Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. He and his wife had owned and operated the Gulf Coast Painting Company in Gulf Shores. He was also a coin dealer and an avid coin collector.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Warren and Hermione Ware of
Atmore, and Braxton and Anzelene Stringer of Tampa, Fla.

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He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Tracey Wooten Ware; two daughters, Taylor and Courtney Ware; parents, Charles Ware of Atmore and Sandra Walters of Tampa; aunt, Janice Ware of Atmore and great aunts and uncles, Leah Ware Trawick of Milton, Fla., Herman (Buddie) and Ethel Lowery of Pensacola, Fla., Ralph and Barbara Stephens of Tampa, and Fred and Sylvia Witty of Tampa.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel in Atmore, with the Rev. Dale H. Vining Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. until the service time at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family has requested that those who wish can make a donation to the American Cancer Society, in Kevin’s memory, in lieu of flowers, at

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.