OBITUARY

Loyd Ward

August 20, 1921May 12, 2013
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Funeral for Loyd Ward, 91, of Decatur will be Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Sellers officiating. Burial will be in Decatur City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Ward, who died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home, was born August 20, 1921, in Hartselle to Bert and Dollie Ward. He was a member of Ninth Street United Methodist Church. He was a World War II bomber pilot (Mighty Eighth 489th Group H) and Korean War recon pilot. Mr. Ward was retired from the United States Postal Service and a retired real estate broker. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ray Ward, Gene Ward and Bert Ward Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hazel Brooks Ward; one daughter, Mrs. Aaron Wilson (Penny) of Double Springs; two grandchildren, Michael Clinton Ward and Stacey Celeste Wilson; and one great-grandchild, Logan Wesley Ward.

Pallbearers will be Mike Ward, Logan Ward, Joe Ward, Jeff Parker, Aaron Wilson and Samuel Peek.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Elizabeth Kelly

May 15, 2013

You are in our thoughts and prayers. My husband was Jasper Kelly. He was pastor at Gum Springs. We loved your family.

Elizabeth Kelly

May 15, 2013

You are in our thoughts and prayers. I loved your family. Jasper Kelly was my husband. He was pastor at Gum Springs.

Lynn Vickery

May 14, 2013

God be with you in this time of Sorrow. Penny had not heard of your Dad's passing until today.Thoughts and Prayers go out to you and your family and remember God only takes the best! Love You ....Lynn

Melinda Bailey

May 14, 2013

Keep the warm memories close to your heart & know we will all be together someday!!
Love y'all

Lynn Vickery

May 14, 2013

God be with in this time of sorrow. Penny had not not heard of your Dad's passing until today. My sincere condolences to you and all your Family and always keep in mind that God only takes the best!!. Love You!! Lynn Boykin Vickery

Melinda Bailey

May 14, 2013

Keep the warm memories close to your heart & know we will all be together again someday!!!!
Love you<3<3

May 14, 2013

Penny,So sorry to hear about your Dad we will be praying for you and your family in this time of loss. Love you, Jim and Judy Garner

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY