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Graveside Service

Spartanburg Cemetery
Saturday October 22nd, 2022

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John E. Ward

   John E. Ward, 79, of Spartanburg, passed away on Monday, October 17 at Reid Health.

   Born on August 19, 1943 in Richmond, he was the son of Lawson E., Sr. & Launa Caudle Ward, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and married the former Maxine Arthur on February 11, 1962. They shared 56 years of marriage before her death on February 27, 2018.

   John was a member of the Spartanburg Christian Church. He farmed most of his life and owned & operated John Ward’s Garage in Spartanburg for many years.

   John will be missed by his brothers, Robert E. Ward, Lawson E. Ward, Jr. and Martin E. Ward.

   A public graveside ceremony will be conducted at 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 22, in Spartanburg Cemetery.

   No public visitation is planned.

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for Spartanburg Cemetery Association, c/o Sharon Kenworthy, 7356 East 700 South, Lynn, IN 47355.


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A candle was lit in memory of John Ward

Sharon Shelton Oct 29 2022 6:40 AM

Super Nice Guy.

I believe he visited his wife every day at the Pine Knoll nursing home in Winchester, did a lot to take care of her.
Very impressive Human Being, so sorry for everyone's loss.

Ron Seiber Oct 23 2022 4:23 PM