Charles Maurice Ward

Published 11:11 am Thursday, May 19, 2016

Charles Maurice “The Red Fox” Ward of Mocksville died on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

He was the third child of the late John Everett Ward Sr. and the late Maurine Ruby Todd Ward. He was born on June 30, 1944 at home in Davie County. He graduated from Davie High School in 1962. After working for the NC Department of Transportation a short time, he took a position as a service technician at Duke Power where he worked for the next 34 years before retiring.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, John Everett Ward Jr.

Survivors: his wife of 40 years, Christine; 2 sons, Brent Ward (Rachel) of Clemmons, and Anthony Ward (Stacy) of Advance; 6 grandchildren, Janaa, Reese, Carter, Tristan, Bella, and Caleb; a sister, Judith Lee (Leon) of Young Harris, Ga.; 2 sisters-in-law, LouElla Ward Martin (Leon) of Kernersville and Ernestine Parker (Larry) of Advance; 10 nieces and nephews, Susan Hauser (Steven), Tracy Slater (Gray), Leon Lee Jr. (Charlene), Paul Parker (Leigh Anne), Peter Lee (Sonya), Ryan Parker (Jamie), Emily Ward, Everett Ward (Amy), Rebekah Ricardo (Nelson), Kevin Parker (Jessica), and a score of great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m.. Saturday, May 21 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with the Revs. Robert Garrett and Leon Wood officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service.

Memorials: charity of donor’s choice.