Thomas D. Ward
Thomas D. Ward, age 61, of Portsmouth, died Friday, August 23, 2013, at SOMC in Portsmouth.
He was born April 17, 1952, in Portsmouth to Edward and Sylvia (McDowell) Ward. Tom was a 1970 graduate of Glenwood High school in New Boston. After graduation he joined the United States Marines. After this he drove trucks for a concrete company for a short time. Music and gardening were two of his favorite things and he loved animals.
He is survived by one daughter, Naomi Kay of Michigan; six grandchildren; three brothers, Bob Ward of Quincy, Ky., Melvin Ward of Quincy, Ky., and George Ward of Portsmouth; two sisters, Patricia (Edward) Collier of Portsmouth and Diana Faye of Portsmouth; one stepdaughter, Sherry Fay Ryan of Tennessee; one stepson, Richard Sraher Jr. of Pensacola, Fla.; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy, one brother Mike Ward, and one sister Sarah Ward.
Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. WOLFE-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in Sciotoville is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.WolfeNelsonFuneralHome.com.