Alfred O. Ward, age 87 of Bonifay, Florida, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 in the Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Ward was born November 8, 1925 in Vernon, Florida to the late Walter and Eva (Dixon) Ward. A lifelong resident of Washington County, he was a former pipe fitter and owner of Ward Dirt Hauling Company.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Lena Ward.
Survivors include: three sons, Bud Ward and wife Cathy of Vernon, Gerald Ward and wife Donna of Vernon, Luke Ward and wife Tessera of Vernon; two daughters, Linda Wagner and husband Paul of Peachtree City, Georgia and Becky Ward of Vernon; one brother, Colon Ward of Washington County; ten grandchildren , fifteen great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 2 to 3 P.M. in the Vernon Evangelistic Church in Vernon. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 P.M. in the Vernon Evangelistic Church, with Rev. Allen English and Rev. Keith Mashburn officiating. Interment will follow in Hard Labor Cemetery near Chipley. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.