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In Memory of

Stephen H. Ware

March 23, 1923 - March 11, 2017

Obituary


Dr. Stephen Harrison Ware Jr., 93, went to be with the Lord from his home on March 11, 2017. A Schreiner Institute alumnus, he attended the University of Texas for one year and graduated from Tulane Medical School at 23 years of age.
He was an active duty Navy physician until 1954 when he opened his General Medicine and Surgery private practice in Corpus Christi. During his medical career, he served as President of the Medical Staff for Ada Wilson Hospital of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and The Doctors' Hospital.
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Dr. Stephen Harrison Ware Jr., 93, went to be with the Lord from his home on March 11, 2017. A Schreiner Institute alumnus, he attended the University of Texas for one year and graduated from Tulane Medical School at 23 years of age.
He was an active duty Navy physician until 1954 when he opened his General Medicine and Surgery private practice in Corpus Christi. During his medical career, he served as President of the Medical Staff for Ada Wilson Hospital of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and The Doctors' Hospital.
A founding member of the Buccaraders, he served as President and Grand Marshall of the Buccaneer Days Parade during his tenure. An avid hunter, he was also a founding member of the Kenyon Island Hunt Club.
Passionate about the Boy Scouts of America, he served as assistant scout master for Troop 180. He attended two World Jamborees and two National Jamborees. He was elected to the Order of the Arrow then advanced to Brotherhood and Vigil. As a Boy Scout leader he earned his Wood Badge.
Always strong in his faith, he was an active member of Parkway Presbyterian Church since 1954 and served as an Elder.
Dr. Ware is survived by his wife of 69 years, Jean Sterrett Ware, four children: Stephen Harrison Ware III M.D. (Lynn), Barbara Ann Ware Dake (Benny), Murrell Lynn Ware Whelan (Brian), Marc Sterrett Ware (Sherry), fourteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Come celebrate his life with us at his memorial service Saturday, March 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at Parkway Presbyterian Church, 3707 Santa Fe, Corpus Christi, Texas.