Marvin Lester "Les" Ward, Jr.
December 7, 1943 - December 1, 2019
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Mr. Marvin Lester Ward, Jr., 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 1, 2019. He was just 6 days shy of his 76th birthday. Mr. Ward was born on December 7, 1943 in Durham, the son of the late Marvin Ward Sr. and Virginia Stone Ward. He was a former…

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GARLAND G FOUSHEE left a message on December 7, 2019:
In memory of Marvin Lester "Les" Ward, Jr., GARLAND G FOUSHEE lit a candle
Dean Jorgensen left a message on December 6, 2019:
My sincere condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Forbush Glasgow left a message on December 6, 2019:
To Carolyn and Family May God Hold you in the Palm OF His Hands !! Mary Forbush Glasgow
Kenny Glenn left a message on December 5, 2019:
To the family. Carolyn, so sorry to hear of Lestors passing. Surely he will be fishing and enjoying mother nature in heaven. May God comfort you and continue to bless your family at this time of great loss. Love Kenny Glenn
Judith Tunstall left a message on December 4, 2019:
Lester was a kind and beautiful person. He will be missed by many especially his sweet wife Carolyn and his children and grandchildren. Heaven has definitely gained a special angel.
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Thele' Lynch left a message on December 4, 2019:
Carrla - My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time! May God continue to bless and keep you! Much Love!!
Jo Anne and Elmo Yancey left a message on December 4, 2019:
In memory of Marvin Lester "Les" Ward, Jr., Jo Anne and Elmo Yancey lit a candle
Sevin Carter left a message on December 3, 2019:
Wishing I could just have another day, another hunt, another meaningful moment with the man who taught me so much. May you rest in heaven Uncle Lester, I will never forget all that you have instilled in me. With love Sevin Carter
Brian Smith left a message on December 3, 2019:
Miss Carolyn & Brent, I am blessed to have had the opportunity to sit with Lester at numerous baseball games. I so enjoyed his company and friendship. The stories we would tell and the fun we had hecking umpires are treasured memories. He made those hot days seem bearable and I looked forward to cutting up with him every weekend. I will continue to pray that God will comfort you during this time. I love you guys.
Crystal (Jones) Harrell left a message on December 3, 2019:
Dear Ward Family, We are so, so sorry to hear of Mr. Les' passing. In the short time that he and my father, John Jones spent together at Hillcrest, we thoroughly enjoyed Les' smile, stories and clear zest & love for life. He will definitely be missed. Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers. With Love, John & Delores Jones & Family (Al, Kevin Jones, Crystal, Jason & Cooper Harrell)
Garey Williams left a message on December 3, 2019:
With deepest sympathies to the Ward family. Lester was a great man that my family had the opportunity and pleasure to know. We all enjoyed Hunting and Fishing with him as well as fellowship and telling stories over the years. He is loved by many and will be surely missed.
Mike Dampier left a message on December 3, 2019:
Condolences to Brent and the Ward family. Always enjoyed the fishing and hunting adventures. Prayers to all.
Margaret Ray left a message on December 3, 2019:
In memory of Marvin Lester "Les" Ward, Jr., Margaret Ray lit a candle
Lynn Williams left a message on December 3, 2019:
In memory of Marvin Lester "Les" Ward, Jr., Lynn Williams lit a candle
Ann Williams left a message on December 3, 2019:
Enjoyed working with Les for many years and enjoyed the lunches after retirement..He always met me with a smile even in times when I knew he didnt feel good..
marie stallings left a message on December 3, 2019:
Carla so sorry. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Jimmy and Tootsie Stallings
Deborah Stribling left a message on December 3, 2019:
Brent and Carla, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. He was blessed and I hope that you will find peace in knowing that he is with Jesus and in such a better place than we are.
Lindsay Rice left a message on December 3, 2019:
Heartfelt condolences to your family during this difficult time. Praying for strength and comfort today and in the coming days. Much Love, Lindsay Rice
Brenda Downey Ferrell left a message on December 3, 2019:
Carolyn, I am so sorry for your loss. Larry and I loved you both very much and had some good times together when we were young. Marshall kept us informed on Lester health. Please know you and your family are in our prayers. Brenda
Dorenda Michalina left a message on December 2, 2019:
Prayers for you all, so sorry for your loss.
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Billy Matthews left a message on December 2, 2019:
I am so sorry for your loss. Les was highly respected by those of us that worked, hunted, and fished with him.
GARLAND G FOUSHEE left a message on December 2, 2019:
Lester was our good Friend. We had so many Great Times Hunting Fishing Fellowship. Lester will be be missed by many. We Love Lester and his Family. Garland & Sylvia Foushee
Amy Seagroves left a message on December 2, 2019:
Your father was a good man and he will be missed. Praying for all your family during this time.
Marshall Downey left a message on December 1, 2019:
I am sorry for your loss. He will be missed so much. We shared a lot of memories together. My heart goes out to the family.
David Roberts left a message on December 1, 2019:
A GOOD MAN in every way.
Charlie and Jackie Hemphill left a message on December 1, 2019:
We are so sorry for your loss. Lester was a dear friend to us. We went by Hillcrest to visit with him several weeks ago and really enjoyed talking with him. We will be keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless!
Hudson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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