Joseph Edward Ward
Joseph Edward Ward
  • January 23, 1929 - April 8, 2017
  • Burlington, North Carolina

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Joseph Edward Ward, 88, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Hospice Home of Alamance-Caswell.

A crypt side service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in the chapel of Guilford Memorial Park's Mausoleum. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service from 1:00 until 2:00 pm in the mausoleum chapel.

Joseph was born on January 23, 1929, in Rockingham County to the late Levy and Georgia Ward and was a member of Vickrey United Methodist Church in Greensboro. He was a successful construction contractor, enjoyed playing and watching golf, and loved visiting Atlantic City whenever possible. In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Lea Pruitt and five of his seven siblings.

Joseph is survived by children, Pat Cimini (Daniel) of Melborne, FL and Mika Davis (Miles) of Durham, NC; sisters, Peggy Morgan (Jerry) of Graham, NC and Betty Kernodle Talley (Daniel) of Burlington; several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vickrey United Methodist Church, 5348 Vickrey Chapel Rd., Greensboro, NC 27407.

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