Edward Gordon Ward -
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 ½ 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
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.
& White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport