Tue Jul 5, 2022

Marvin Junior Ward


Marvin Junior Ward, 80, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Columbus County Healthcare. He was born July 16, 1935 in Columbus County, the son of the late Marshall Ward and Lizzie Mae Long Ward. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Gary Ward; one sister, Evelyn Reaves; and a grandson.
He formerly owned and operated M.J. Ward Trucking Company for 35 years.
He was a member of Nakina Pentecostal Holiness Church.
A graveside service was conducted Saturday, July 2 at Nakina Pentecostal Holiness Church. Peacock Funeral Home of Whiteville handled the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Jones Ward; two sons, Ray Ward of Destin, Fla., Kenneth Ward of Nakina and Lake Waccamaw; one brother, Linwood Ward of Tabor City; one sister, Betty Long of Nakina; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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