Bobby Ward Sr.
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Bobby Lee Ward Sr., 81 of Cleveland, left this earth to join his Heavenly Father on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2012.

He was born on Oct. 26, 1930, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late John and Zula Ward.

He graduated from Buffalo High School in Huntington, and attended Marshall College. Bobby was a retired truck driver and former resident of Orlando, Fla.

He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Jean Chapman; and two brothers: Carroll “Charlie” Ward and Jim Ward.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 58 years, Nancy Ward; sons and their spouses: Bobby Jr. (Kathy) Ward of Orlando, Fla., and John (Rebecca) Ward of Cleveland; brothers: Donald Ward of Huntington, W.V. and David Ward of Charlotte, N.C.; and grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Bobby and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland is honored to assist the Ward family with these arrangements.