Larry H. Ward, Sr., 81, of Salem, Arkansas, passed away, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, in Batesville, Arkansas.
He was born on January 26, 1941, in Kenton, Ohio, to John M. and Betty (Packer) Ward. Larry was united in marriage to Susan H. Gross on September 22, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. He served our country in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. During his working years, he worked as a stationary engineer in various hospitals with their heating and air. He also worked in construction and farmed. Larry has spent 50 years in Fulton County. He loved building bird houses, watching the birds, and his dogs.
Larry is survived by his wife, Susan Ward of Salem, Arkansas; son, Larry Ward, Jr. of Homer Glen, Illinois; daughters, Susan Santiago of Scottsdale, Arizona and Donna Ward of Evanston, Illinois; grandchildren, Paris Ward, Hunter Ward, Taylor Gercone and Landon Santiago; his sister, Connie Coroch and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Betty Ward.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas beginning at 1:00 PM with Pastor Ken Anderson officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.