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John Colon Ward

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John Colon Ward, 85, died Sunday May 29, 2022, at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Whiteville. Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late John Craven Ward and Beatrice Jenrette Ward. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Pearce Ward; his son, Sam Ward; and three sisters, Joyce Robins, Dare Long and Dalma Ray Johnson.
His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel in Tabor City. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the chapel. Burial will be in the Ward Cemetery located on Mooney Ford Road in Nakina.
He is survived by one daughter, Karen Williams and husband, Danny, of Fayetteville; three grandchildren, Daniel Williams, Amy Powell and husband, Joshua, and Holly Ward; and two great-grandchildren, Annalise Powell and Zelda Powell.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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