Donald Wayne Ward Sr., 76, of Madisonville, passed away on June 30, 2017 in Madisonville. Visitation was held Tuesday, July 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Day Funeral Home Chapel with the burial to follow at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Madisonville. Lanier Stevens will officiate.
Don was born on August 14, 194,0 in Houston, to Cody Buren and Geraldine (Daniel) Ward. He graduated from Madisonville High School, served his country in the U.S. Navy, and returned to his home and was the owner/operator of Ward’s Garage until his retirement.
Don was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sandra (Comer) Ward; his children, Buddy Ward and wife Liz, Wendy Ward Andrews and husband Richard, Cody Ward and wife Charlee, Blake and Michelle Ward, and Terressa Ward and fiancé Jacob Harding; his grandchildren, Lauren Ward, Ashley Ward, Katie (Andrews) Moore and husband Jason, Randy Andrews and wife Stephanie, Gracie Ward, Taylor Padron, Nick Padron, Cade Padron, Shelby Ward, Sydney Ward, and Savannah Ward; four great grandchildren; siblings, Barbara Sisk and husband Don and Dave Ward and wife Jan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers are Sonny Goodrum, Richard Andrews, Jacob Harding, Randy Walker, Don Sisk and Lon McVeigh.