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WARD, Arthur Kenneth

WARD - Arthur Kenneth Age 93, of Hickory, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Mr. Ward was born September 12, 1922 in Buffalo, NY to the late Arthur Ward and Lois Newell Ward. He was a US Naval Air Corps veteran, who had served in WWII as a pilot. He was of the Protestant faith. He had worked for New York Telephone Company until the mid 60's then became a stock broker having worked up until his 80's. He was a Mason in WNY having lived most of his life in East Aurora, NY. Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Helen Shea Ward and a son, Thomas John Ward. Those left to cherish his memory include: a daughter, Nanette Ward Lepsch and husband, Dennis, of Taylorsville; a grandson, Peter Lepsch of Sandwich, NH; two granddaughters, Michelle Lepsch Halligan and husband, Michael, of Durham, NC, Carrie Van Etten and husband, Michael, of Canandaigua, NY; three great-grandchildren, Elijah Halligan, Lucy Van Etten and Asher Van Etten; a brother, John "Jack" Ward of Deltona, FL. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to: ADAMS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES is serving the Ward Family.

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