Mr. Charles “Chuck” Ward, Sr., age 83 of Mt. Vernon, passed away on August 26th, 2021 in McDonough, Ga following a brief illness.
He was born on August 2nd, 1938 to the late Charles and Margaret Ward. He was a native of Atlanta, Ga and worked as a truck driver.
Mr. Ward is preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Ward Tharpe, who lovingly raised him as her own since he was an infant after the passing of Margaret Kyle Ward, one brother, Ricky Tharpe, one son, Charles (Chuckie) Ward, Jr., one grandson, Dillan Porter, and one granddaughter, Danielle Gardner.
He is survived by one son, Russell Ward of Monroe, Ga, two daughters, Donna Cowan of Cedartown, Ga, and Delores Ward of Dallas, Ga, two brothers, Johnny Tharpe of Griffin, Ga, and Jimmy Ward of Douglasville, Ga, two sisters, Judy Padgett of McDonough, Ga, and Laura Tharpe of Atlanta, Ga, one aunt, Allene Couch of Douglasville, Ga, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, August 30th, 2021 at 12:00pm in the chapel of Roberts-Stewart Funeral Home in Vidalia. The funeral service will follow at 1:00pm with Mike Newton to officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at our website: www.roberts-stewartfuneralhome.com
Roberts – Stewart Funeral Home, Vidalia Chapel, is serving the Ward family.
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