Charles Frederick “Rick” Ward
March 14, 1976 ‒ January 23, 2015
Charles Frederick “Rick” Ward, 38, of Delaware passed away at home on Friday evening January 23, 2015 after a lengthy illness and battle with cancer.
He attended Delaware Hayes High School and worked for many years dedicating his life to being a caregiver for those with special needs. Rick was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 376 of Delaware.
He is preceded in death by his Grandma and Grandpa Upperman, Grandma and Grandpa Higgins and Grandpa Baisden, aunts Phoebe Hamilton and Lora Gilfilen, uncle Oscar Baisden Jr. and nephew Timothy Ward.
Left to cherish his memory is his fiance’ Billie Pradier and her son Terry; his parents William F. and Linda Ward; brothers Gary (Jodi) Ward and William R. Ward; aunts Lola Baisden and Lisa Upperman; five nephews, numerous cousins and many friends.
In accordance with Rick’s wishes, he will be cremated.
A memorial service and celebration of Rick’s life will take place in the near future, on a date yet to be determined.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is assisting the family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com