Curley B. Ware Jr., 63, of Paducah died at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Baptist Health Paducah.
He was a member of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, where he sang in the Male Chorus. He was employed with Mid-America Conversion Services as an operator and was a member of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Marolyn M. Ware; two sons, Montrece Ware of Davenport, Iowa, and Curley B. Ware III of Marietta, Georgia; two daughters, Latoya Ware of Paducah and Natasha Ware Smith of Louisville; 16 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; four brothers, Bobby Ware of Jackson, Tennessee, Roy Ware of Belleville, Illinois, William Estes of Milwaukee, and Karl Ware of Saginaw, Michigan; four sisters, Patricia Estes and Gloria Jones, both of Milwaukee, Shirley Austin of Lexington, and Beverly McDaniels of Saginaw; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. His parents were Curley B. Ware Sr. and Imogene Hudson Ware.
Services will be at noon Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin R. Cole Sr. officiating.
Burial will follow in Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until funeral hour Saturday at the church.
Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.