Ward Alfred Eugene Ward, Jr., age 60, went home to be with The Lord on Friday, December 27, 2013. He was born on March 18, 1953 in Ridgeway, Virginia to Alfred Eugene Ward, Sr. and Rosa Lee Starling-Ward. Alfred was a devoted husband, father and son. He was a graduate of South High School and received an Associate of Science Degree from Wilmington College. He was a member of New Birth Christian Ministries. Alfred was employed by the City of Columbus Transportation Department for twenty-seven years. Alfred was preceded in death by father Alfred Eugene Ward, Sr., sister Linda Ward, brother Randy Ward and niece Jamecia Ward. He is survived by his loving wife, Anita Diane Ward; sons, Alfred Eugene Ward III and Aaron Elliot Ward; mother, Rosa Starling-Ward; sisters, Norma (Curtis) Dillard of Ridgeway, Virginia, Rosetta Ward and Tonya Ward; brothers, Audie Ward and Jerry Ward, all of Columbus, Ohio; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Service will be held 12Noon on Friday, January 3, 2014 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Road. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Union Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
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720 E Long Street Columbus, OH 43203
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2014