Travis Ware

December 18, 1968 ~ May 3, 2019 (age 50)


Travis Parker Ware, 50, of Lafayette, passed Friday, May 3, 2019 at his residence.  He was born December 18, 1968 in Elwood to Ted and Susie (Chittick) Ware.   He was a 1987 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School.  He worked for Chrysler in Kokomo and was a member of UAW Local 685. 

Travis was a hard worker, an intellectual, and an animal lover.  He enjoyed golfing and cruising while listening to a wide variety of music.  He was known for being a storyteller and sharing laughter with his friends.  He loved his children and his family.

Along with his mother, Travis is survived by his wife, Susan (DeYoung) Ware; children, Parker Jacob Ware, Holly D’Ann Ware, Ava Grace Ware; step-children, Drew and Beth Bishop; step-father, James Rigsby; siblings, Josh (Aubrey) Ware and Katie (Toby) Hamilton; step-brothers, Brad (Jennifer) and Jeff (Julie) Parker; brother-in-law, Todd DeYoung; mother of his children, Jackie Schuringa; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A memorial visitation for Travis will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Genda Funeral Home Mulberry Chapel from 4-8 p.m.  A private family burial will take place prior to the memorial visitation. Memorials in Travis’ name may be made to the American Lung Association. Online condolences may be made at


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Gathering of Family and Friends
May 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Genda Funeral Home Mulberry Chapel

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