Lloyd Paul Ward, 73, died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River, S.C. Born May 9, 1949, in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Solon Elmore Ward and Sadie Spivey Ward.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Ward.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, in the Ward Cemetery located on Arn Ward Road in Whiteville. The family will receive friends following the service in the cemetery. Inman Ward Funeral Home & Crematory of Tabor City is serving the family.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Tart Ward of the home; one son, David S. Ward and wife, Katie, of Supply; one daughter, Paula W. Thompson and husband, Art, of Whiteville; two brothers, Richard Ward and wife, Betty, and Floyd Ward and wife, Rachel, both of Whiteville; three sisters, Betty Stanley and Sarah Smith, both of Lake Waccamaw and Martha Walker and husband, Ronnie, of Whiteville; and four grandchildren, Sadie Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Ethan Ward and Emma Ward.