of Benton, AR
March 21, 1954 - July 28, 2020
Charles Wilbur Ward Jr., 66, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020. He was born March 21, 1954 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Mamie Jane Chambers and Charles Wilbur Ward Sr. Charles was a very friendly and outgoing man. He loved animals and working hard. He was the type that thought if you could not do it yourself it shouldn't be done. He took great interest in showing his kids how to live independently, teaching them many life skills so that they too could be as self-sufficient and independent as he was. His love for animals was apparent, as he showed great care and devotion to his horses was known for taking in many dogs and cats that needed a home. He will be missed but his memory will be cherished and his legacy will continue on through those who loved and cared for him. He is preceded in death by his parents. Charles is survived by his wife, Sharon Ward; children, Benjamin Ward and Amy Ward; brother, Jim Ward and wife, Charlotte, and many other extended family members and friends. A Funeral Service will be Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home, 6700 Alcoa Road. Visitation will be Friday, July 31, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the immediate family present from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home.Interment will be in Lee Cemetery in Benton.We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 100 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
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Charlie was a great friend and coworker. He would do anything for anybody it was amazing to watch him work on electronics. He will be loved and missed by many. Sharon I know Charlie was the love of your life and His loss will be great. Prayers for you and your family.
worked with Charlie for many years.He was one one of the nicest guys I had ever met.I think he could have fixed anything.I was so sorry to hear of his passing.Prayers to Sharon and family
Worked with Charlie for many years at the VA hospital in Little Rock. Had many good laughs and heard many good storiesover the years. Rest in peace my good friend.
thanks for being my ham radio buddyN5UZT
Charles was great friend of mine. I always enjoyed visiting with him on the radio and in person. He was really a great guy. I will miss him very much. my thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family. Take care Charles, rest easy now. We miss you but we'll see you soon. KF5QWO this is W5RHS.
So sorry to hear this sad news. Our son Cody was in scouts with Ben.
Charles was such a friendly person who always had a smile for everyone. He deeply loved Sharon and his kids, and would do anything for them. He will be missed!