James David Ward, 81, of Benton passed away Monday, September 10, 2018. He was born in Prescott, Arkansas on February 3, 1937 to the late Dennis and Lelia Ward. In addition to his parents, his son, Brian Ward; brother, J.L. Ward; son-in-law, Tom Forner; brothers-in-law, Harold Allison and Dewell Lambert preceded him in death.
Survivors include wife, Patsy Ward of Benton; daughter, Teresa Forner of Benton; grandchildren, Drew Forner of Texas, Michael Forner of Conway, and Brittany Forner of Benton; great-grandson, and Little Buddy, Marshall; sister, Faye Allison of Little Rock; sisters-in-law, Sue Ward of Prescott, Sandra Lambert of Hot Springs, and Loretta Ford (Ron) of Hot Springs; and a host of nieces and nephews.