WARD JR., Robert Lee (Bobby)Age 77 of Knoxville, died April 3, 2013. Born in Woodbury, TN on June 30, 1935 and raised in Lebanon, TN. Survived by children, Steve Anderson Ward (Laura Gammon) and Peggy Ann Ward. Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Ward, Sr., his mother, Naomi Finley Ward and brothers, Clyde and Fred. Mr. Ward graduated from the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville, TN in 1956 and also Nashville State Community College with study in computer technology. He retired from Service Merchandise Corporation and was an active member of the Tennessee Association for the Deaf and a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Ward will be remembered for his ready smile and hearty "hello" to all he met. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Hermitage Church of Christ Deaf Chapel with visitation beginning 10 a.m. Monday until Noon and then from 1 p.m. until service time. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon, TN. Donations are encouraged to: Friends of Radnor Lake, 1160 Otter Creek Rd. Nashville, TN 37220. All arrangements by CREMATION SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE (615) 302-4842.
Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 7, 2013