Oct. 30, 1932-July 12, 2012
Raymond Ward, 79, of Lima, died at 11:10 p.m. Thursday at Baton Rouge Senior Health Service Community.
He was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Van Wert, to George A. and Geneva B. Pullack Ward, who preceded him in death.
He married Betty White, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include a son, Michael (Tracy), of Covington, Ky.; a grandson, Michael; and three step grandchildren, Tim, Chelsea and Katlyn.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
Mr. Ward had been a civil service employee. He was an Army veteran. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3035 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 370, America Legion Post 96 and the Korean War Veterans. He enjoyed all kinds of sales, especially garage sales and auctions.
Services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Pastor Wayne Prator will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Mennonite Cemetery with military rites by Delphos Veterans Council.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 3035.