December 12, 1925 ‒ January 14, 2013
MANSFIELD: Francis Ward, 87, of Mansfield passed away Monday evening, January 14, 2013 in Crestwood Care Center.
Francis was born December 12, 1925 the son of Lafayette and W. Grace (Brewer) Ward. Francis graduated from McArthur High School in 1943.
Living in the Mansfield area, Francis worked at Westinghouse.
Francis is survived by his son Roger Ward of Pataskala; sister Vivian Ousley of Mansfield; sisters-in-law Viola and Barbara Ward of Mansfield; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Hollis and Jack Ward; brother-in-law James Ousley.
Calling hours will be held Thursday evening, January 17, 2013 from 5-7pm in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 7 pm. Celebrant Jerry Wilson will officiate. Burial will be Friday at 11 am in Elk Cemetery in McArthur, Ohio.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com