Charles Eugene Ward, 66, of Roanoke, VA took his angel wings and went to heaven Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital following a long illness.
Born July 8, 1954 in Hinton, WV he was a son of the late Jack Dempsey and Dorothy Gill Ward.
Charles was a roofer and enjoyed playing pool and cards. He was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. Charles was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie and Howard Ward and one nephew, J.W. Ward.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 47 years, Judy Ward; two daughters, Sabrina Crowe and husband Christopher of Knoxville, TN and Melissa Whorley and husband Jack of Roanoke, VA; five grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley, Amber, Alex and Jeremiah and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 12:00 P.M. Thursday, January 21, 2021 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Christopher Crowe officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until time of services Thursday at the funeral parlor. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.