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Roy  Thompson  Ward
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Roy Thompson Ward 61 years of age of Jewell Ridge, VA passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, KY. Born in Richlands, VA October 9, 1956 he was the son of Helen Bragg Ward of Oakwood, VA and the late Clyde James Ward.

Roy was a disabled truck driver, avid outdoorsman, enjoyed deer hunting and working on cars. He was of the Christian faith, loving son, father, grandfather and brother.

In addition to his mother Helen Bragg Ward he was survived by his daughter Ashley Ward and finance Cody Yates of Richlands, VA; sons, Troy (Lisa) Ward of Raven, VA, Brad (Adriana) Ward of Grundy, VA; foster daughter, Laura Bagley of Jewell Ridge, VA; sister Ruth (Rick) Hall Oakwood, VA; brothers, Kenneth Ward of Coeburn, VA, Ralph (Lisa) Ward of Mascot, VA; step brothers, Jim (Rita) Ward of Tazewell , VA, Clyde (Irene) Ward, Jr of Patterson, VA and Tommy (Cindy) Ward of Flint, MI.

He was also survived by three grandchildren, Austin Ward, Troy (T.J.) Ward and Sawyer Yates and one on the way, special friend, Marsha Elswick and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Roy Thompson Ward will be conducted Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA with Rev. Terry Keen officiating. Burial will follow in the Knob Cemetery on Pea Patch, Jewell Ridge, VA.

Family and friends will server as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Keen Mountain, VA after 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

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6:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

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11:00 AM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

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Knob Cemetery

Pea Patch Road
Jewell Ridge, VA 24622


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