WARD Homer Robert, Jr.

WARD Homer Robert, Jr.

Male 1924 - 2004  (79 years)

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  • Name WARD Homer Robert 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 19 May 1924  Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Address Address:
    RR 1, Box 1225
    Limestone, Maine 04750 
    EMAIL (207) 325-0966 
    Phone (207) 325-4811 
    _UID 31AB0D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000500F 
    Died 7 Feb 2004  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (OBIT: Homer R. Ward Jr., 79, husband of Julia (Griffeth) Ward, passed away Feb. 7, 2004, in Caribou, after a brief illness. He was born May 19, 1924, the son of Chrystal and Homer Ward. Bob served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was recalled for the Korean War in 1950, and joined the Army National Guard, where he progressed through the ranks, retiring in 1984, as a Colonel. Bob spent his life farming. He was active in town politics and served on various committees. He was a member of the American Legion, the Veteran's of Foreign Affairs, and the Limestone United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 60 years; his three children, Billie Ann, Gregory and his wife, Nancy, and Constance; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard; and two sisters, Patricia Kilpatrick and Sharon Fuehrer. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of Bob's life 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Limestone United Methodist Church, with Pastor Ellen Cleaves officiating. A visitation period will take place 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. A reception will follow the service in the church dining hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Limestone United Methodist Church, the Robert Frost Memorial Library or to a charity of choice. Arrangements by the Lancaster Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou.)
    Buried Aft 7 Feb 2004  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Webster Cemetery 
    Person ID I20895  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2014 

    Father WARD Homer Robert, Sr.,   b. 18 Mar 1901, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1995, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother WADDELL Chrystal Ellen,   b. 20 Feb 1903, Castle Hill, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1990, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1923  Mapleton, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (married by Rev. John Waddell.)
    Family ID F8032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GRIFFETH Julia,   b. 10 Mar 1924, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 2007, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1943  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Methodist Parsonage 
    Children 
     1. WARD Gregory Alan,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F8042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1924 - Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    Methodist Parsonage - 9 Sep 1943 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 2004 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Webster Cemetery - Aft 7 Feb 2004 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S305] Correspondence-Internet-Bob Ward, 31 Mar 1998 10:12 pm.

    2. [S82] Death-obit, Bangor Daily News 9 Feb 2004.

    3. [S86] Death-gravestone, Webster Cemetery, Limestone, ME.