Robert J. Ward (1944 - 2015)


Robert J. Ward, 71, of Vandalia, died at 12:03 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, at Vandalia Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Vandalia.
Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Forbis Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Hohlt and File Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Ward was born on Feb. 16, 1944, in Greenbrier, Ark., the son of Ausburn and Lucille (Cargile) Ward. He married Linda Rine on April 16, 1994.
Survivors include in wife; son, Jerry Ward and his wife Jeanette; and stepchildren, David Klitzsch, Angela and her husband Kevin Etcheson, Kimberly Williams, and Jennifer Voris and her fiancé Kenneth Wheeler.
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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union on Dec. 15, 2015