DALLAS, Texas - Willis Wesley Ward, 89, formerly of Troy, Ohio, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.
Born July 14, 1923, in South Bend, Ind., to Charles Christian and Grace Viola (Showalter) Ward, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death are his wife, Mary Jane (Altman) Ward in 2002; and daughter, Marsha Jane Ward in 2008, as well as three sisters, Doris, Ruth and Hazel and his in-laws, Russell and Lydia Altman.
He is survived by his son in-law and caregiver, Mitchell Hoselton of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Willis was a retired marketing researcher in advertising, a member of the Troy Country Club and Troy Rotary Club
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Riverside Cemetery, Troy, with Dr. Richard Culp officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371
Online condolences may be made at www.fringsandbayliff.com