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Pard R. Ward

June 10, 1929 — August 16, 2023

Pard R. Ward

Evans, GA – Entered into rest on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, Mr. Pard R. Ward, 94, husband of 72 years to Mrs. Maxine Daniell Ward.

Pard was born in St. George, South Carolina. He served in the United States Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was recently honored by the Middle Georgia Honor Flight Association with a trip to Washington, D.C. for his military service. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia with degree in accounting. Professionally he worked for General Dynamics in Fort Worth, TX, and retired from the U.S. Government Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, GA, as Administrator Section of Audits and received numerous awards for excellence.

Family members in addition to his wife include brother-in-law, Alfred Daniell (Ida) of Eastman, GA; Sister-in-law, Marlene Daniell Neal (Tony) of Evans, GA; Numerous nieces and nephews that he enjoyed tremendously and they have many wonderful memories of time spent with Pard and Maxine. Including: Patsy McAllister (Paul) of Colorado; Lynn Duston (Daniel) of Valdosta, GA; Mark Collins (Deborah) of Moore, SC; David Daniell (Rita) of Fairhope, AL; Larry Daniell (Marsha) of Huntsville, AL; Dawn Daniell Tincher (John) of Dadeville, AL; Shelia Daniell Sharp (Mike) of Murfreesboro, TN; Scott Daniell (Melissa) of Oxford, GA; Jeffrey Neal (Jennifer) of Lookout Mountain, GA; and Keith Neal of Evans, GA.

He was preceded in death by his parents Julian Mark and Margaret Rumph Ward; two sisters, Elizabeth Ward Barfield, Saralyn Ward Shepard, two brothers Julian Lionel Ward, and Clyde Leroy Ward, died at 6 weeks old.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Dublin Memorial Gardens, 2986 US-80 in Dublin, GA with Rev. Alfred O. Daniell officiating.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church, Phase 2 Project, 113 Scott Road, Eatonton, GA 31024.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at
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Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Dublin Memorial Gardens

2986 U.S. 80, Dublin, GA 31021

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