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Raised by 134 people in 12 months
Created September 7, 2017

23705084_1505093043.7535_funddescriptionMy friend and partner with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (OH), Enforcement Officer Mike Ware, was recently diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer.  

Mike was to return to duty on 9/6/17 after recovering from back surgery. However, 2 days prior he went to the ER for stomach pain. Suddenly, a four hour ER visit turned into hospitalization at the James Cancer Center at The Ohio State University Medical Center and the diagnosis of cancer.

This is devastating news to all who know and love Mike. There is not a soul in our organization that could speak ill of Mike Ware.

Mike recently was transferred to patrol the Village of Lincoln Heights. Being a veteran of our department for over twenty years he was excited to work in a beat where he felt like he could make a difference. Mike does.

I was honored to be working with Mike when we were dispatched to a shooting when over 100 rounds were fired and four people were shot. Mike responded to a residence where two victims were located, secured the scene and aided the victims located there by himself. His conduct was was exceptional and commended.

I never have to worry with Mike by my side. Now it's time to give back to my brother, friend and partner off and on for twenty years. Now I worry because Mike is not by my side. I need to step up and help my friend and partner.

I humbly ask for your help for the best partner, friend, fiancé, dad, brother, son and all around great human being someone can have. Mike has a fiancé and four children to take care of.  I'm asking for donations to defer medical costs and for immediate financial needs that the family may have.

It is my hope that Mike has touched enough people in a like manor to help with needs that Mike and his family would have at this time. 

Thank you in advance and if you are unable to donate funds, thoughts prayers and well wishes will be accepted.

Please spread the word about my brother. Thanks.


Corporal  John Haynes
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (OH)
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Michael Kenyatta Ware, 49, of Logan, Ohio passed away August 24, 2018 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan, Ohio, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Michael was born January 19, 1969 in Hamilton County, Ohio to Marcus and Mildred K. Ware. He was a 1987 graduate of Walnut Hills High School; attended Xavier University in Cincinnati; worked 22 years as a sheriff's deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff.

Surviving are mother; wife Kimberly; sons Emanuel, Keygen and Drayton Calvin; daughter Airiana of the home; special son Levi Gordle; brothers Eric Ware of Cincinnati; Kenneth Ware of Cincinnati; Martin D. (Amy) Ware of Cincinnati; sister Sheila A Ware of Cincinnati; mother-in-law Margurita Lawson of Logan; father in law David Lawson Sr. of Georgia; brothers-in- law David Lawson Jr. of Logan, Timothy (Andrew) Lawson of Canton, Georgia; special sister-in-law Holly (Alex) Arbuiso several aunts including a special aunt Deana (Bryan) Flowers

Michael was preceded in death by his father; brother Gary Ware; sister Marsha Curtain; brother-in-law Robert D. Lawson.

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon, Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the Logan Conference Center, 30682 Chieftain Drive Logan Ohio 43138, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Mike Thompson officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, New Straitsville, Ohio.
Calling hours will be observed Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Funeral Home, 204 W Main St Logan, Ohio and one hour prior to the service at the conference center on Thursday.

The family suggests donations be made to the Ware Strong Fund- a go fund me account.

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It is with great sorrow I share the the news of the loss of my brother, friend and partner of twenty years, Mike Ware. Mike lost his nearly year long fight with pancreatic and liver cancer this morning, in the company of his family and friends, at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, in Logan, Ohio.

Mike is survived by his loving wife, children, mother, siblings, family, friends and co-workers. We all share equally in his loss and this time of grief because of the way Mike led his life. He was truely a kind soul and the best human being I have ever known.

On behalf of myself, the Ware family and his family at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, I would like to personally thank everyone for their support, prayers and generosity over the last year. I again ask for continued prayers and support during this time.

In life, I started this fund to help with the immediate needs of the Mike and his family. I was humbled by the generosity shown to those who donated to the fund during the last year.

In Mike’s passing, I again would like to ask renewed support of the WARE STRONG FUND to assist in the immediate needs as a result of Mike’s passing. If you are unable to donate to the fund, thoughts and prayers will graciously be accepted.

Thank you all again for your support and love of my friend and to his family.

Cpl. John Haynes
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
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**** REMINDER ****

The Benifit to Back Blue Against Cancer for Marvin, Tony and Mike is December 9th at The Woodlands (9680 Cilley Road, Cleves, OH 45002). Doors open at 6pm. If you can not attend, please send well wishes to these guys and their families. Donations can be made to the various funds set up for the guys or to Mike on here.

Mike is in good spirits and doing well with Chemo so far. He has lost a lil weight but said he just got back to fighting weight to kick cancer’s ass.

Thanks all for your support.

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Today Mike gets a port put in to facilitate his chemotharpy. He will do two weeks of chemo to see how the medication works on him. They will evaluate the results and then tweek the following rounds.

I talked to Mike yesterday and he says, "I'm kicking cancers ass!" If anyone can beat this, it's Mike.

He has a positive attitude going into his treatment. Please reach out to Mike and let him know that he is not alone.

Again, thanks for the overwhelming support to the GoFundMe campaign for Mike. Please share the link and continue to pray for Mike and pray for Mike.

Everyone please don't take you own health for granted. Go for a physical and and check-ups regularly.
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