Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel in Ruleville. Burial will follow at Mt. Galilee Cemetery in Ruleville with Elder Calvin White officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Ruleville.
He is survived by his sons, Rodney Lee Ward, Celotha Ward, Dwight Ward, and Dewayane Ward of Milwaukee, Wis., and Gregory Jenkins of Cleveland; daughters, Vera Jean Ward and Earnestine Ward of Milwaukee, Wis., and Rose Tyson Henderson of Memphis, Tenn.; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.