IRON STATION - Ronald Lee Ward Sr., 62, of 794 Mt. Vernon Church Road, passed away Feb. 17, 2012.
Mr. Ward was a native of Canebrake West Va., born Oct. 14, 1949, son of the late James E. and Cora Hodge Ward. Mr. Ward worked in the floor cover-ing industry.
A Celebration of Life will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with the Chaplain Beth Sexton officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service.
Survivors include: wife Wilma Adair Ward of the home; one son Ronald L.Ward Jr. of Stanley; five brothers James Ward of Maryland, Terry Ward of Stanley; Howard Ward of Gastonia, David Ward of Stanley, Billy Ward of Indiana; four sisters Mary Wilson of Lincolnton, Beluah Coddington of West Va., Marie Miller of Pennsylvania, and Connie Snider of Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County 107 North Cedar Street Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton is serving the Ward family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 21, 2012.