John Monroe Ward, 90, of Clarkton passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Whiteville. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Daniel Ward and Carrie Yandle Ward, one sister, Geraldine Ward and one grandson, Michael Hayes Ward. John is survived by his wife, Mary Ward of the home; one son, Billy Ward (Shirley) of Clarkton; one daughter, Geri W. Weldon of Ocean Isle; one brother, Wilbur C. Ward (Joyce) of Clarkton; six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one step-great grandchild.
Mr. Ward served the community of Clarkton for over 50 years as a service station owner and operator. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He leaves a legacy of love to all those who had the pleasure of knowing him.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Clarkton Presbyterian Church, PO Box 663 Clarkton, NC 28433 or to the Angel House Hospice Care Center, Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 206 Warrior Trail Rd. Whiteville, NC 28472,
Due to the current COVID 19 situation, a private graveside service will be held by his family. A Celebration of Life Service will be planned at a later date.
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