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Simon Ward Jr.

Born in Timmonsville, S.C. he was the son of the late Simon Vivian Ward Sr. and Grace Bethea Ward. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Ward did his undergraduate studies at LSU and also graduated from LSU Medical School.

He is survived by: his wife, Sloan Hawkins Ward; two sons, Simon Ward III and his wife Sherry of Charlotte, N.C.; George L. H. Ward and his wife Ysonde of Pass Christian, Miss.; one daughter, Lisa Connors and her husband Kevin of Bronxville, N.Y. Also surviving are seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 at 9 a.m. in Tryon Presbyterian Church, with Dr. James C. McPherson and Rev. Ralph Kuether officiating.

Burial will be in Byrd Cemetery in Timmonsville, S.C.

Memorials may be made to the North Carolina Library for the Blind, 1811 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, N.C. 27604 or Ochsner-Baptist, 1514 Jefferson Hwy., BH 240, New Orleans, La. 70121

An online guest register can be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel of Tryon is in charge of arrangements.

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