BATTLEBORO - James "Jimmie" Haverson Ward, Jr., age 85, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019. Born in Nash County on September 10, 1933, he was the son of the late James Haverson Ward, Sr. and Geneva Ham Ward. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Bettie Ward and Joann Ward Parks.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Mixon Ward; children, Laura Ward Flye and husband, Randy, of Battleboro; James Haverson Ward, III and wife, Susan, of Columbia, SC and Steven Michael Ward and wife, Lisa, of Battleboro; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond Ward and wife, Cynthia, of Simpsonville, SC; and brother-in-law, Alton Parks of Battleboro.
Services will be held Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Battleboro United Methodist Church, 229 E. Battleboro Ave., Battleboro, with Rev. Earl Cochran officiating. A visitation will immediately follow the service until 4 p.m. in the Battleboro United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Battleboro United Methodist Church, 229 E. Battleboro Ave., Battleboro, NC 27809.
Arrangements by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Rocky Mount.