Clarence D. "Beanie" Ward
FUNERAL HOME
Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home
201 West High Street
McArthur, OH
Clarence D. "Beanie" Ward, 84, of McArthur, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at Edgewood Manor of Wellston. He was born December 2, 1936, in Dundas, Ohio, son of the late Oscar W. and Ora M. Martin Ward Sr. Beanie was married for 62 years to Jean Y. Sowers Ward, who survives.
He was a United States Army Veteran, a former owner of many local businesses, was a member of various local groups including the Delta Lodge #207 F&AM in McArthur and the McArthur Eagles AERIE #2279.
Along with his wife Jean, Beanie is survived by his daughter, Valerie (Mike) Dixon of McArthur; grandchildren, Michael (Allison) Dixon of McArthur and Wendy (Thomas) Peoples of Hamden; great grandchildren, Hanna and Ian; sisters, Laura (Willis) Ankrom of Allensville and Margaret (Wes) Frederick of Columbus and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Dean Ward; great granddaughter, Brynn; six brothers and three sisters.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021, in the Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home, 201 W. High St., McArthur, with Rev. Jim Taylor and Pastor Carl Radcliff officiating. Interment will be in Elk Cemetery, McArthur. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Please observe all COVID-19 guidelines by wearing a mask and social distancing while in attendance.
Please sign his online guestbook at www.cardaras.com


Published by Vinton County Courier from Feb. 8 to Feb. 23, 2021.
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So sorry to hear of Beanie's passing. Lots of prayers for Jean and Valerie and all the family.
Sarah Murphy
Friend
February 12, 2021
Praying for peace that comes from
our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Frank Ward
Family
February 10, 2021
So sorry for your loss, Jean.Warm condolences to you and your family. Praying that God will bring you comfort and peace.
Sonja Jasovsky
Friend
February 10, 2021
Jean and Valerie...So sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences go out to you. May your memories bring you comfort.
Karen Saylor
Friend
February 10, 2021
To Jean and family....So very sorry for your loss. Beanie was one of the genuine good guys. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Steve & Trudy Hunter
Trudy Hunter
Friend
February 10, 2021
He was a dear friend and has been for 60 some years, he had a wonder Mom and Dad and wonderful brothers and sisters, I loved them all. Beanie we will miss seeing you drive by. Jean and Valerie, so sorry but we know he isn't going to suffer any more and we will see him again in heaven. My love to all of the family. So sorry for the lost in your family.
Evlyn Timms
February 10, 2021
My heartfelt condolences and healing prayers go out to Jean and family. Many friends are sharing in your sorrow and surround you with their love. Beanie will be truly missed.
Kathy McCorkle
Friend
February 9, 2021
Jean and Family,
We are sad to hear of the passing of Beanie. I knew beanie since I was a child, growing up in McArthur. Our thoughts and prayers are to you and your family in the time of need.
Wayne Coen
Friend
February 9, 2021
Beanie gave me my first "official" job and was such a nice guy. Always a joy to talk with and friendly to everyone. Sending the family many thoughts and prayers.
Missy Janey-Brenner
Friend
February 8, 2021
Beanie was my dad’s best buddy, I have his middle name. My family loved Beanie he was like family, and I will always remember him as so. He was a great guy, he was so fun to be with, always smiling and laughing. We will all miss Beanie.
Coty Walker
Friend
February 8, 2021
My heart breaks for your loss, he was such a big part of our family. Beanie will be missed so much. Praying for comfort for all of you. I thought sharing his car here would bring a smile; he was so excited to show it to me that day! Much love and prayers.
Bryan & Tracy (Walker) Brewer
Friend
February 8, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to Jean and the family. He was a good man and will be missed.
Bob & Sharon Brotherton
Friend
February 8, 2021
I was so sorry to learn of Uncle Beanie's passing. He was a special uncle. Praying that God will comfort you during this time.
Rebecca Wogan
Family
February 7, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers . Beanie was my first boss at the steer in . We had a lot of fun and great laughs.
Debbie Hart
Friend
February 7, 2021
Beanie was a good and decent man. He had aa fine family. I am sorry for their loss and ask GOD'S blessing on them all. His wife Jean graduated with me and our class 1955.
Larry Thornton
Friend
February 7, 2021
John Applegate
Friend
February 7, 2021
Valerie..my deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss. May God send you comfort in your time of grief.
Bea Eberts
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
So glad I knew Beannie, and so sorry to hear of his passing. Hugs and Prayers from Shirley and I
David Graham
Friend
February 7, 2021
Sorry for your loss
Kirt Ward
February 6, 2021
very sorry for your loss
karen wing
February 6, 2021
Jean, Valerie, Laura, Margaret and all the family. We are so sorry for your loss. Beanie was a long time friend. We will miss him so much. May God give you comfort and peace.
Shirley & Raymond ward
Friend
February 6, 2021
Beanie, always had time for conversation, kept up with current community events and news. There will be a huge empty spot on the corner of Market & High. May your journey home be amazing Beanie! Prayers & hugs to Jean & Valarie.
Carol Porter
Friend
February 6, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a great man that will be missed by many!
Jackie Puckett
February 6, 2021
Jean and Valerie,
I am so very sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Janet Hivick
February 6, 2021
Dear Jean and Valerie and Family,
Have great memories of Beannie and how wonderful he kept your lawn...may your memories always help you during this time of grief. Hugs to you Jean and Family.
Brenda fee
Friend
February 6, 2021
Jean and family, So sorry to hear about the passing of Beannie. He was always friendly & nice to talk to. Praying God will give you comfort and peace. Deepest sympathy.
Michael & Kathy Sowers
February 6, 2021
So sorry for your loss Jean and family. Beanie was loved my many and will be missed.
Gliria Fee
February 6, 2021
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