William Joseph Ward

October 14, 1925 ‒ August 05, 2008

Delaware, Ohio

William Joseph Ward, 82, of Delaware died Tuesday evening at Grady Memorial Hospital. He was born October 14, 1925 in Franklin County to Pearl John and Mary Anna (Buerner) Ward. He was a United States Army and Air Force veteran and worked at Copco Papers in Columbus for 20 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Delaware and is survived by his sister, Mary Ann Montoney of Delaware; brother, Joseph John Ward of Brimmerton, Washington; special nieces and nephew, Toni Montoney of Delaware, Nancy (Ron) Derenberger and Sue Tier of Columbus, and Paul (Connie) Montoney of Orlando, Florida; numerous other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces, and great great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and 7 brothers. The family will receive friends on Sunday August 10th from 2 – 5 pm at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, Delaware where a vigil of prayer service will begin at 5:00 pm. A memorial mass will be held on Monday August 11th at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, Delaware. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.rodmanneeper.com