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Raymond Wesley Ward
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Birth: May 11, 1910
Death: Jun. 2, 1990

Ray W. Ward, 80, of Route 5, died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 1990 in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital.

Ray was a retired businessman. He currently owned and operated Ray's Sharp Shop.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Eagles Lodge 670 and the Masonic Lodge.

He was born May 11, 1910, in Murphysboro to James W. Ward and Dora E. (Carter)Ward.

He married Louis M. Hauner Nov 20, 1932, in Murphysboro. She survives.

Other survivors include one son, David R. Ward of West Frankfor; three daughters, Avleen F. Diers of Murphysboro, Gayle N. Gillmore of Murphysboro and Laurel W. Rodriguez of Edwardsville; two brothers, Leslie Ward of Murphysboro and Laverne "Soggy" Ward of Murphysboro; three sisters, Nadeen Gillooly, Chresta Lockard and Naomi Holliday, all of Murphysboro; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

One brother, Elmer Ward, preceded him in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Walter Ward (1886 - 1954)
  Dora Ezilda Carter Ward (1888 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise M Hauner Ward (1911 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Avleen F Ward Diers (1935 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leslie Ralph Ward (1908 - 2004)*
  Raymond Wesley Ward (1910 - 1990)
  Elmer Randall Ward (1913 - 1984)*
  Helen Fern Ward (1915 - 1915)*
  Nadeen Evelyn Ward Gillooly (1917 - 2000)*
  Laverne Walter Ward (1920 - 1991)*
  Chresta Alene Ward Lockard (1922 - 2008)*
  Naomi Marie Ward Holliday (1924 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Carbon Cemetery
Murphysboro
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Karen Braswell
Record added: Jul 20, 2009
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Raymond Wesley Ward
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