Graveside Funeral Services for David Ward will be at 10:30 AM Friday, August 3, 2012 at Scott Cemetery, Amsterdam, with Rev. Paul Burhart officiating. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice of Butler.
David Douglas Ward, 53 of Butler, went to be with the Lord July 31, 2012 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. David was born August 27, 1958 in Butler, son of Billy Ray and Juanita Kay (Welston) Ward.
David enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, collecting guns, and being outdoors. David also enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He liked working on old cars and had owned Trans-Ams and Chevelles.
He moved to Oxford, Kansas where he worked as a mechanic for the Sumner County Road and Bridge Department.
David was preceded in death by his grandparents. He is survived by his mother, Juanita Kay Ward of Butler, Missouri; father, Billy Ray Ward of Warsaw, Missouri; two daughters, Brittney Ward of Wellington, Kansas and Hannah Martin of Springfield, Missouri; and three brothers: Gregory Ward of Butler, Missouri, Jeffery Ward of Butler, Missouri and Michael Ward of Spruce, Missouri.