ROANOKE, Va. – Former 11th District Virginia Delegate and Roanoke City Circuit Court Judge Onzlee Ware has died at age 70.
Ware was the first African American judge for the 23rd Judicial District Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Several local leaders and public officials paid tribute to Ware on social media Saturday.
Congressman Morgan Griffith
Roanoke City Vice Mayor Joe Cobb
State Legislator Sam Rasoul
Roanoke City School Board Member M.L. Cherry II
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