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Lester Ward of Louisa, Ky.

August 2, 2018

LESTER WARD, 95, of Louisa, Ky., passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Memorial service was conducted 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Catalpa Freewill Baptist Church, Louisa, Ky., with Pastor Mike Cox officiating. Lester was born December 23, 1922, in Wayne County, W.Va., a son of the late Lindsay and Myrtle Plymale Ward. He was a retired press operator with Houdaille Industries and a veteran, having served in the Army during WWII. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ellen Pemberton Ward; five brothers; two sisters; and a special niece, Sharon Rickman. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Ward (Connie) and Leslie Ward (Penny); two grandsons; three granddaughters; four great-grandsons; four great-granddaughters; and a host of other family and friends. Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va., is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.rollinsfh.com.

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