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Dear Martha,
We are so sorry to hear
the news. We know your
strong family ties has
been a comfort.

Warmly, Phil & Bev Waigand
Arlington, TX


Posted by: Phil & Bev Waigand - Arlington, TX - Friend   Apr 11, 2013

I was sorry to hear of John's passing.My sympathies to the Waring family.


Posted by: Michael Fisher - Winston-Salem, NC - Friend of Family   Jan 25, 2013

We are sorry for John's passing, and hold his family in our prayers.


Posted by: Dudley & Lois Rochester - Charlottesville, VA - Friends   Jan 23, 2013

Big John always had a story to share with others. My favorite, true, story was of the two times that John had been barrel rolled by wake turbulence in his Beech-18 while taking off behind much larger aircraft. John always said that both incidents were not intentional and not of his own doing, however, knowing John's adventurous nature and gleeful approach to life, I still wonder.

This poem by RCAF Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee always reminded me of John.

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Posted by: John Hutchins    Jan 23, 2013

To the Waring Family,
I realize that no words or expressions can possibly bring John back. Nevertheless, I'm truly sorry for your loss and am sorry that I never really had the opportunity to know your Father better. I know he was an outstanding person and will most certainly be missed by all. Though I've been away for decades I'll always remember the awesome times we had in Winston-Salem when we were growing up Ben. Your Mom, Dad, Johnny, and

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Posted by: Jeffrey D. Fisher - Little Creek Amphibious Base, VA - Family Friend   Jan 23, 2013

Martha, Ben and Rob:
John had such a great smile and always laughing. He loved telling stories. He had such a wonderful way on entwining the tales. He will greatly be missed.


Posted by: Betty Shiflett - Barboursville, VA - Friend   Jan 22, 2013

We are so sorry to hear about John. He was a very nice man and he was also a family he loved his family alot. But always know is it is hard to say goodbye but know that he is always with all in your heart and his children and grandchildren and so along and always know that he loves all so much and he will always watch over all and know when it is time for all to go

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Posted by: Mark & Tonya Tyree - North Garden, VA - friends of the family   Jan 22, 2013

Dear Martha,Ben,Joy & Family,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We know John will be missed. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. We are here for you. I will always remember some of the stories he told and other episodes which have taken place.
May peace be with you.
Sincerely,
Charles & Sallie


Posted by: Charles & Sallie Darnell - Esmont, VA - Friend   Jan 22, 2013

Though I met your father on few occasions his influential presence and gregarious nature stand out in my memory. His loss
will leave a deep void in the lives of many.


Posted by: Charlie Stevens - Bumpass, VA - Fiend of Ben Waring   Jan 22, 2013

Though I met your father on few occasions his influential presence and gregarious nature stand out in my memory. His loss
will leave a deep void in the lives of many.


Posted by: Charlie Stevens - Bumpass, VA - Fiend of Ben Waring   Jan 22, 2013