William Floyd Ward: Loris

1930 – 2018

     William Floyd Ward of Loris died Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the Loris Rehab and Nursing Center. He was 87.

     Born Dec. 23, 1930 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late William G. Ward and Eva Gertrude McLamb Ward Soles and the widower of Kathleen Durden Ward.

     He is survived by a son, Kenny Ward and wife Tammy of Loris; two daughters, Dianne Ward Branton and Tonya Suggs and husband Mitchell, all of Loris; four brothers, Charlie Ward and Mitchell Ward of Loris, W D Ward of Columbia, and Dennis Ward of North Myrtle Beach; a sister, Mary Frances Faircloth of Longs; eight grandchildren, Aiden Suggs, Brevin Suggs, Toni Rabon, Kaylynn Ward, John Robert Floyd, Richard Ward, Sherry Ward and Zebedee Ward; and seven great grandchildren.

     In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Ward; a son-in-law, Lester C. Branton; granddaughter; Kathy Jo Ward; a sister, Lucille Fowler; and a brother, Donald Ray Soles.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.

     Funeral Services were planned for 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21 in the Inman Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.