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Obituary for Gene Ward

Gene Ward, age 90, of Marble Hill, MO; passed away on July 27, 2017 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

He was born Nov. 23, 1926 in Olathe, CO; son of Buford and Dell Underwood Ward. He and Rae Hopper were married on June 29, 1948 and she passed away on Jan. 22, 1998.

Mr. Ward served his nation proudly in the U. S. Army during WWII where he served in the occupation army of Germany. He was a member of the Marble Hill First Baptist Church, where he had served as a Deacon and various other duties of the church, a member of Masonic Trowel Lodge #440, the Marble Hill Rotary Club, Bollinger County VFW Post 5900, a retired Funeral Director having founded and operated the Ward Funeral Home in Marble Hill with his wife Rae from 1953 until 1979 at which time they sold the business to the Liley Family. During this same time period, he owned and operated the Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery. He served several terms as Bollinger County Coroner.

Survivors include: two sons, Robert (Janeann) Ward and Timothy Ward of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; two grandchildren, Kelliann (Micah) Hammel, Colorado Springs, CO and Beau (Laura) Ward, Cleveland, GA.

Preceding him in death was his parents, wife, and a daughter Tamara Ward Morehouse.

Visitation will be Tuesday August 1, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.

Funeral Services will be at the Funeral Home, Tuesday August 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Fred Ritter officiating burial will follow in the Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors by the Missouri Honor Team.

Memorials are suggested to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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