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Edward Gordon Ward - Bolivia

Mr. Edward Gordon Ward, age 66, of Bolivia died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center.

Mr. Ward was born in Columbus County on December 26, 1946, son of the late John Gordon Ward and Gole Bell Simmons Ward. He worked for Wilson Tree Company for 18 years as a heavy equipment operator. Mr. Ward also worked for 6 years with NC Forestry Service as well as on a shrimp boat. He was known for having the answer to most questions and enjoyed fishing. Mr. Ward loved his family and never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by a daughter Judy Renay Ward, brother Jimmy Mack Ward, sister Vada B. Porter, and great grand child Joseph Andrew Ward Barron.

Survivors include his wife Judy Ellen Metts Ward of Bolivia; two sons, John Edward Ward and wife Carolina of Shallotte and Edward Christopher Ward and wife Kaye of Bolivia; one brother John Hubert Ward of Bolivia; two sisters Frances Brown of Southport and Katie Marie Ward of Winston-Salem; six grandchildren Tracie Lynn Ward, Tiffany Ann Corleto, Christina Nicole Ward, Brittany Diane Ward, Christopher Gage Ward, and Austin Ryan Ward; eight great grandchildren Dreyton Blackburn, Ahmya Lynn Blackburn, Brayden Lee Gore, Julian Joel Velez, Jordan Jomar Barron, Nikolia Aiden Ward, Justin Timothy Corleto, and Jada Lynn Coreto; seven step grandchildren Samantha Webb, Courtney Corleto, Michael Corleto, Victoria Barron, Evelin Barron, Felicia Trejo, and Jose Barron; and two step great grandchildren Angelica Trejo, and Viancia Lopez.

A graveside service will be at 3:00 pm Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Monroe Cooke officiating.

Pallbearers will be Chris Ward, John Ward, Mike Corleto, Eddie Cain, Tracie Ward, and Brittany Ward.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport
 


 


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