Gary Ward Sr - 71
April 25, 2019
Obituary of Gary Frederick Ward, Sr. Gary Frederick Ward Sr., of Granite City, IL died Thursday, April 25, 2019, in St Louis, MO. He was born on December 25, 1947, in Doniphan, MO. Mr. Ward was machine operator at Tower Automotive in Granite City, previous he was with St Louis Shipyards. Survivors include his sons, Gary Ward Jr, of Memphis, TN, and Steven Ward, of Granite City, and two granddaughters, Amanda Sinclair, of Wichita, KS, and Taylor Ward, of Granite City. His two great-grandsons, Jaxson and Noah, and his sister, Diane Ward, of Granite City. Proceeding Mr. Ward, in death, were his parents, Herbert Ward, of Grandin, MO and Lois Hofstetter, of Granite City. His paternal grandparents, Elmer and Nellie Ward, nee Richmond, of Grandin, MO, and his maternal grandparents, Orville and Mae Frederick, nee Merriman, of Doniphan, MO. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, Memorial Service with follow immediately, on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan, MO. His final resting place will be in Stephens Cemetery, Route K, Doniphan, MO. Family requests donations, in lieu of flowers, to Stephens Cemetery. Donations will be accepted during services.