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Buddy Ward

December 19, 1931 ~ July 8, 2018 (age 86)
Buddy Ward
Scottsdale - Buddy Ward, 86, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away peacefully on July 8, 2018. Bud was born December 19, 1931 in San Angelo Texas to Thomas and Clara Ward. He moved to Yuma, Arizona with his parents and two sisters, Dorothy and Patsy, when he was 12 years old. He entered the Navy at age 17 and served for four years. After marrying his wife, Pat, in 1957, the couple moved to Scottsdale where they raised their five children. Bud was preceded in death by his eldest son, Tony, in 2009. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat, daughter, Kelley, sons, Lanny (Janet), Gary (Kim) and Tracy. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Committal service with military honors will be held at AZ National Cemetery on Wednesday, July 18 at 10:30AM. A reception will follow at the family home in Scottsdale.
Donations can be made to Salvation Army.
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