Alfred O. Ward, age 87 of Bonifay, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 in the Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Ward was born Nov. 8, 1925 in Vernon, to the late Walter and Eva (Dixon) Ward. A lifelong resident of Washington County, he was a former pipe fitter and owner of Ward Dirt Hauling Company.
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In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Lena Ward.
Survivors include three sons, Bud Ward and wife Cathy of Vernon, Gerald Ward and wife Donna of Vernon, and Luke Ward and wife Tessera of Vernon; two daughters, Linda Wagner and husband Paul of Peachtree City, Ga., and Becky Ward of Vernon; one brother, Colon Ward of Washington County; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The family received friends Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 2 to 3 p.m., in the Vernon Evangelistic Church in Vernon. Funeral services followed at 3 p.m., in the Vernon Evangelistic Church, with the Rev. Allen English and the Rev. Keith Mashburn officiating. Interment followed in Hard Labor Cemetery near Chipley. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Apr. 10, 2013