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Junior A. Ward

Junior A. Ward, age 71, of Metamora, Ohio, entered into eternal life, Monday morning, April 25, 2016, at Flower Hospital. He was born October 8, 1944 in Toledo, Ohio to Bert and Mary (Lumbrezer) Ward. He married Nadine Woodring on September 8, 1964.

Junior was an over the road truck driver for several companies in the Toledo area. His hobbies included target shooting with his friends, taking camping trips with his family, eating out with his wife, and sketching with color pencils. His memberships included the NRA and Ohio Fast Draw Association.

Junior is survived with his loving wife of 51 years, Nadine; son, Matthew (Tracy) Ward; mother, Mary Ward; brothers, Roger (Janet) Ward and Ronald (Nam) Ward; sister, Deborah (Jim) Cook; as well as several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Junior was preceded in death by his father, Bert Ward.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 27th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Fr. David Nuss officiating. Interment will follow at Amboy Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Residence: Metamora, Ohio

Visitation: Wednesday, April 27th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora

Funeral Service: Thursday, April 28th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home

Interment: Amboy Township Cemetery

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Dear Nadine, I was so sorry to hear of Junior's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, during this difficult time.

Jane (Prisby) Miller Apr 29 2016 12:00 AM

Nadine, I did not really know you or your husband. But I have heard my daughter Michelle talk about your husband when shooting. I am sorry for your loss an will be praying for you and your family through this trying time. Donna Hunter

Donna Hunter Apr 27 2016 12:00 AM

Nadine and family and Mom Ward and brothers and sister, Our lives didn

Bob Mossing Apr 27 2016 12:00 AM

Nadine I am so sorry for your loss. I was just thinking the other day about everyone and the fun we use to have. J.R. was a good guy. When you feel up to it please email me. Again sorry for your loss

Judy (Laux) Sayler Apr 27 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Nadine, Mary and family, My sincere sympathy on the death of your husband,father, son and brother. I hold you all in my heart of prayer during this time of grief. Mass will be said for Junior and all of you this Saturday. May the tear of divine compassion wash over you and bring you peace.

Randal Gillen Apr 26 2016 12:00 AM

Nadine I was sorry to hear of your loss of J.R..My prayers are with you,God Bless and be with you at your loss.

Donna Sutherland Apr 26 2016 12:00 AM

Junior will be missed and we pray that God will comfort and upbuild the family through this hard time and always !!!!!

Jim & Lorrie Miller Apr 26 2016 12:00 AM

Nadine I just read your email and was shocked to hear about Jr. Our sincere sympathy to you and the family. May your many memories bring you peace and comfort today and in the days to come. Love Diana

Diana and Rodney Forbes, North Dakota Apr 26 2016 12:00 AM

Matt and Tracy: I am so sorry to hear of your loss! My love and prayers are with you in the difficult days ahead! Losing a father is extremely hard! Just remember everyone that loves you and will be there for you! God Bless You! Friends Always! Lynn Dartt

Lynn Dartt Apr 25 2016 12:00 AM



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