BUCKHANNON — John C. Ward II, 65, of Buckhannon, passed away on Sunday morning at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, while surrounded by family.
Mr. Ward was a retired teacher, former pack leader of Cub Scout Pack 128 and assistant scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 128 where he will be greatly missed by students and Scouts. Mr. Ward was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, was a wonderful father, loving husband, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was the son of the late Lucille M. Ward and John C. Ward and an active member of the Mt. Hope United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Lori Ward, of Buckhannon, daughter Katherine Ward, of Martinsburg, son John Ward III and daughter-in-law Kristen Ward, of Richmond, Va. and sisters Marsha Snyder, of Bridgeport and Tina Ward, of Grafton.
Friends were received Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. today, March 1 at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in the Point Pleasant Church Cemetery in Abbott. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.