Obituary of Don Ward
Don Ward, 85, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 18, 2022 at his home. Don was born in Lawrence County, KY, on March 25, 1935 to the late Ali and Mary (Hylton) Ward.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Lee (Holt) Ward and siblings Winfrey Ward, Martin Ward, Paul Ward, Clifford Ward, and Sarah Fannin.
Don was a longtime employee of Special Metals. He was a veteran having proudly served his country in the Army. He had made a profession of faith in Christ holding membership at Catalpa Free Will Baptist Church. Don's grandchidren were the light of his life.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Phyllis Coleman Ward; children Donnie (Brenda) Ward, Greg (Tamara) Ward, Susie ( Paul) Rice, Audra (Wes) Kingsmore, and Rodney (Amanda) Ward; grandchildren Rebecca (Greg) McCoy, Matthew (Hailey) Ward, Katie (CJ) Campbell, Dustin (Courtney) Kingsmore, Clark Rice, Ryan Kingsmore, Natalie Rice, Preston Ward, Landry Ward, and Nolan Ward; great -grandchildren Cadence and Aaron Campbell; siblings Jim Ward, Jack Ward, and Joe Ward; and many special nieces and nephews.
Because of Don's love for children, the family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens Louisa, KY. Friends may visit the family on Monday March 21st from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.
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