LAKIN - Troy Lee Ward, age 82, died on Oct. 17, 2020 at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, KS. He was born on Dec. 26, 1937 at the family home in Puxico, MO, the son of Raymond and Lucy Sweet Ward. Troy was a resident of Kansas since 1972. He worked in the trucking industries until he retired.
On Sept. 12, 1959, he married Shirley Jean Williams at the General Baptist Church in Broseley, MO. She survives.
Other survivors include, four children, Katherine White of Lakin, KS, Mark R. Ward of Lubbock, TX, Matthew C. Ward of Lakin, KS, Rebekah L. McCullough of Columbia, SC; ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two foster great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Marjorie Crites.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Price & Sons Funeral Home of Garden City, KS, and from 6-8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Lakin, KS., on Tuesday. Funeral services will be held on Oct. 21, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church of Lakin, KS presiding at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at the Lakin Cemetery in Lakin, KS. Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Lakin in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, KS 67846.
Published on October 19, 2020