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John T. WARD

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WARD, John T. age 95, of Dayton, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Friendship Village. John was a retired manager of quality control for United Aircraft Products, Elano & Link Corp. He was a 1936 graduate of Fairview High School and a 1940 graduate of General Motors Institute of Technology. After retiring, his greatest joy was spending winters with Phyllis in Melbourne, Florida, where he golfed, fished and spent time with their wonderful friends. John was an avid sports fan, especially of Ohio State Buckeyes, Bengals, Reds, NASCAR, basketball & golf. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis in 2011, 2 brothers & 3 sisters. John is survived by his daughters & sons-in-law, Jerilyn & Joseph Portnoy of AZ, Karen Ward of NC, Sandra & David Ingersoll of Huber Heights; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Jim & Sue Webb of CA; grandsons, Steven (Carmen) of CA, Jonathan Portnoy of AZ, great-granddaughter, Kaelin Portnoy; 8 nieces, 1 nephew; and many other relatives & friends. Graveside service 2 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Acclaim Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, OH 45459 in John's memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 15, 2014
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