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April 26, 2013

John Ward Jr.

Oct. 3, 1926 - April 24, 2013

ANDERSON, Ind. — John Ward Jr., 86, of Anderson, passed away on April 24, 2013, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 3, 1926, in Pendleton, Ind., and spent his childhood in the Cleveland area before moving back to Pendleton.

John graduated from Pendleton High School and served his country in the U.S. Army.

He retired from Guide after 40 years of service.

He was a member of Indiana Knife Collectors Association, Circle City Knife Club. He was also a woodcarver, avid sports fan and, golfer. He was a devoted husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

John is survived by his children, Susan (Wayne) Huffman, Carol (Vincent) Swango, Michael Ward, all of Anderson; sister, Betty (Joseph) Janowski; granddaughter, Amber Sigler; grandson, Vaughan Swango; great-grandchildren, Austin, Astin and Ava Sigler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie (Yocum) Ward, father, John Ward Sr., mother, Verna (Myers) Ward, brother, Jim Wilkinson and special friend, Wanda Green.

Visitation will 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 West 53rd St. Anderson.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Heart Hospital.

Online condolences www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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