Richard (Dick Ware) passed away, December 26, 2019. Richard lived at Magnolia Gardens in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Dick was a career Navy man, loved John Wayne, hunting, fishing and was a man’s man who loved to laugh. He had a very distinct chuckle. Dick was a single dad of three girls, Linda, Terry, Dean and one son, Ricky. Dick especially appreciated his brothers and family visiting with him regularly. Dick, Donald, Roger, Gerald, Dale and Randy were great friends throughout their lives, as well as brothers. He had beaten colon cancer four times over the past four decades, proving that he could overcome many things. His daughter, Linda, preceded his death and his family knows that there will be a sweet reunion in heaven. Arrangements in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.