Gerald Ward Obituary, Death – Gerald Ward, a resident of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2023. He was 97 years old at the time of his passing. There will be a visitation for Gerald at the Burcham Tobias Funeral Home on Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The funeral home is situated at 119 E Main Street in Fairborn, Ohio 45324, and the zip code is 45324.
After this, there will be a funeral ceremony that will get underway at eleven in the morning. Both his wife, A. Ruth Ward, and his son, Ricky Ward, lost gone before him. His wife passed away in 2006, while his son died in 1975. Both of them had passed away before to his passing. In addition to his mother and father, Mollie and Jeff Ward, he was predeceased by three of his brothers (Guy, Charles, and G. Doyle Ward) and three of his sisters (Hazel Williams, Ruby Flannery, and E. Jean Horton).
His parents, Mollie and Jeff Ward, were also among those who died before him. His great-grandparents were likewise taken from this world before he was born. His daughters, Robin Wood (Vince Pitzer) and Tracy Wood (John Splain), both of whom are married to different people, will carry on his legacy once he has passed away. In addition, he leaves behind two grandchildren, Shari (John) LeBrun and Jeffrey Wood, as well as two great grandchildren, J.
Andrew LeBrun and Lilly LeBrun, and a sizable number of nieces and nephews. Shari (John) LeBrun and Jeffrey Wood are his grandchildren. Two of his grandkids are named Shari (John) LeBrun and Jeffrey Wood. Gerald served in the United States Army throughout both World War II and the Korean War. throughout his time in the army, he saw action in both the Battle of the Bulge and the Korean War.
As a result, he was considered a veteran of both conflicts. He was a member of the reserve forces for all three services up until the age at which he was eligible to retire. (Army, Navy, and Air Force). Gerald was a devout Christian who spent time each day reading the Bible and going to the First Baptist Church in Fairborn, Ohio, where he had been a member for over half of a century. He was known as “Gerald the Bible.”