Funeral services for Edward “Buddy” Ward, 77, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Dan Manuel and David Schitoskey officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.
Mr. Ward passed away Thursday in Palestine.
He was born Nov. 26, 1935 in Montalba, to John Wesley Ward and Bennie Mary Hogg Ward.
He was a member of Crockett Road Church of Christ.
Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ruby Vance; brothers, George W. Ward and Donald Ward.
He is survived by sisters, Audrey Schitoskey of Palestine and Ann Ward Moy of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.
Condolence calls will be received one hour before the service at Bailey & Foster.
In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to charity of choice.
To view online, leave condolences or sign guestbook go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.