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 Basil E “Scoby” Ward

Basil E “Scoby” Ward

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Death 23 Oct 2001 (aged 78)
Morgan County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Petros, Morgan County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 92762355 · View Source
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WARD, BASIL E. "SCOBY" - age 78, of Petros, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2001, at the Lifecare Center of Morgan County, surrounded by his wife and daughter. He had accepted the Lord into his life, and was of the Baptist faith. He was a machinist at the Y-12 Plant for 38 years before retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Sunrise Chapter OES 364, a 50 year member of Black Diamond Lodge #625 F&AM of Petros, 32nd degree member of Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, and a member of the Shriners Kerbela Temple. He was an Army Veteran of World War II. He was the owner of the Petros Cafe', a family owned and operated business during the 1950's and 60's. He will be remembered for his love of Blue Grass Music, trains, picture taking and mountain riding in his old Willys jeep and later a 4-wheel drive truck. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Beecher and Ora Lou Adkisson Ward; brothers, Ross and Roland Ward; son-in-law, Kenneth Harris, and daughter-in-law, SheenaWard. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Lida Liles Ward; three loving children, son, Darrell (Ann) Ward; daughters, Patricia Harris and Alice Dagley, all of Petros; four grandchildren that he really enjoyed and loved very much; granddaughter, Tonya Dagley Scarbro (special friend, Richie Curtain) of Petros; grandsons, Wayne (Carmen) Ward of Wartburg, Kendall Harris (fiancee, Teresa Everett), and Tony (Crystal) Dagley of Petros. The light of his life was his eight great-grandchildren; five grandsons, Matthew, Mark, Jacob, Zachery, and Isaac, and three great-granddaughters, Madison, Sarah, and Mackenzie. Also survived by four loving sisters, Inela Phillips of Oliver Springs, Delores (L.E.) Redmon of Wartburg, Lula Seiber and Shelba (Baxter) Trail of Petros; sisters-in-law, Anna Mae Tucker and Betty (B.J.) Wright of Petros; brother-in-law, Newt Silvey of Oliver Springs; aunt, Ada Adkisson Peters of Orlando, Florida. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, October 25, 2001, from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. A Masonic Service will begin at 8 p.m. with the funeral service to follow with Rev. Don Daugherty officiating. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, 1 p.m. at Petros Cemetery. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


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  • Created by: Susie Bullock
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92762355
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Basil E “Scoby” Ward (24 Jul 1923–23 Oct 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92762355, citing New Petros Cemetery, Petros, Morgan County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Susie Bullock (contributor 46869477) .