Barton A."Bart" Ward, 53, of Chiefland passed away Feb. 25, 2014 at Shands in Gainesville.
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Mr. Ward was born July 21, 1960 in Tifton, Ga. and moved to this area when he was very young. He was a truck driver and a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.
Bart enjoyed hunting, fishing and computers. He was a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Tonya Ward of Chiefland; children, Rebekah Turner of Maine, Kira Ward and Ayleah Ward, both of Chiefland; a son, Isaiah Ward of Chiefland;his parents, Conway and Janice Ward of Chiefland; his sisters, Marilyn Elliott of Old Town, Melody Ward and Rose Au both of Chiefland; brothers, Buddy Ward of Ft. Lauderdale, Johnny Ward and Ricky Ward, both of Gainesville; two grandchildren, Selena Escamilla and Joshua Turner.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Delilah Ward in 2009.
Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Chapel with memorial services beginning at 5 p.m. with Pastor Tom Keisler officiating.
Hiers-Baxley Funereal Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, Florida 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Ward Family. Condolences may be offered by visiting our website at www.heirs-baxley.com.
Rick Gooding Funeral Home
1301 N. Young Blvd.
Chiefland, FL 32626
Published in Chiefland Citizen on Mar. 6, 2014