Bobby Ward

Bobby Ward

February 17, 1932 - December 10, 2015

Bobby G. Ward, 83, of Corbin passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015, at his residence.  He was a member of Lynn Camp Baptist Church.

 Born February 17, 1932, in Harlan, he was the son of the late Charles and Amanda Ward.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Marie Smith; three brothers: Clyde Ward, Cecil Ward, and J.T. Ward; and by two sisters: Evelyn Cooper and Christine Rutherford.

 He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Betty Ward; two sons: Bobby G. Ward, Jr. and wife Teresa of Corbin and Richard C. Ward of Corbin; three granddaughters: Amy and Beth Smith of Evansville, IN, and Kamille Ward of Lexington; and two special nieces: Glennis Cotten and Patricia Rutherford, as well as other relatives and numerous friends to mourn his passing.

 Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 15, 2015, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating.  Burial will follow in Lynn Camp Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

 The family will receive friends from 6 – 8:00 P.M. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin. 

  • Virgil Campbell
    Posted at 14:35h, 12 December Reply

    I had the pleasure of knowing Bobby since I was a small child and working with him for several years. He was always a great man with integrity and honesty to spare. He once told me to find a good woman who could also be my best friend when I was dating. I found her not long after Bobby gave me that sage advice. We will be celebrating our 44th anniversary next month. My sincere condolences to his family. RIP Bobby….you will be missed.

  • Michael Onkst
    Posted at 21:30h, 14 December Reply

    Sorry I will be unable to attend the funeral or vistiation. I miss you all and only hope you will have comfort and peace.

  • Lanora Durham
    Posted at 20:50h, 17 December Reply

    I had the pleasure of working with Bobby at Piggly Wiggly many years ago. I was a young lady at that time but I had so much respect for Bobby, he was always good to me. So sorry for your loss , there are few like Bobby left in this world. Prayers.

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