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Alexander William Ward

 

Alexander William Ward, 70, of Bullock passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 at his home.

Alex was born in Polk County, NC to the late Vance Forest Ward Jr. and Mildred Louise Bayne. He was raised at the Oxford Orphanage with his siblings and graduated in 1969 from John Nichols High School. Alex served with the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War. He remained close to his orphanage “brothers” as well as many close friends in the community and they enjoyed spending time together hunting, fishing and golfing.

He leaves to cherish his memory, two sisters; Rebecca Williams (Ray) of Bahama and Patricia Koshada (Larry) of Berea, two brothers; Gary Ward of Oxford and Michael Ward (Cindy) of Oxford and numerous nieces and nephews.

6 Comments

  • Ben Currin Posted March 22, 2021 10:59 pm

    Was saddened to hear of Alex’s passing. He was “always” one of the nicest & most polite people I have ever met; in fact—the entire Ward family had that trait!!!!! Prayers & condolences to all his family & friends, & especially his Orphanage brothers & sisters!!!!

  • tim campbell Posted March 23, 2021 12:36 am

    to the ward family sorry to hear one of my great friends has gone to be with his lord and savior my prayers are with you all. Alex always waved when i was in the yard working and sometimes would stop and say a word or two it will be missed greatly

  • Joe Haskins Posted March 23, 2021 1:12 pm

    My thoughts and prayers to the Ward family. Alex was a very caring person who was a pleasure to know. May God bless the Ward family.

  • Steve and Billi Wilson Posted March 23, 2021 10:41 pm

    We are sorry for your loss and grief. Praying you find comfort in good memories. Becky, Pat, Carrie, Randi and Ales, you have been like family to us for a long time and we love you all

  • Rose Bastone-Thomas Posted April 9, 2021 3:00 pm

    So sorry to hear of my former neighbor’s passing….Alex was a good guy and I always enjoyed talking to him when I’d see him in the neighborhood…rest in peace Alex.

  • Bill Bottoms Posted April 24, 2021 3:26 pm

    Alex , was a truly good friend to me, and many others, especially the Class of 69. We all miss him very much, and he will always be remembered.
    May the Great Spirit’s healing hand be upon you Becky, Gary, Mike, and the rest of the family.

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