Gary Wayne Ward, 66, of Franklin, passed away unexpectedly on May 6, 2014. He was born February 16, 1948 to Wallace and Marie Morrow Ward in Boonville, Missouri.
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Gary is survived by his wife, Sue, of their home and his step-son Rick A. Carmack of Glasgow; sister-in-law, Sharon Ward; nephew, Jeff (Angie) Ward and nieces, Brenda (Rodney) Imhoff and Belinda Kaiser all of Boonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James "Pete" Ward.
Gary worked most of his life farming. Since 2004, he has been employed by the Isle of Capri Casino as a Maintenance Technician II. He was a gifted carpenter and made many lovely pieces of furniture in his spare time.
Visitation will be held at Markland-Yager Funeral Home in New Franklin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 10 with services following at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Roger McMurry will officiate. Burial
Burial will be at Boonesboro Christian Church Cemetery.
Honoring Gary by serving as casket bearers are Phil Salmon, Scott Smith, Newton Arbogast, Rodney Imhoff, Jeff Ward and Bentley Woods.
Memorials are suggested to Boonesboro Cemetery Association.
Markland-Yager Funeral Home
113 E Broadway
New Franklin, MO 65274
Published in Boonville Daily News from May 7 to May 15, 2014