Fred A. "Buzz" Ward

April 5, 1954 ~ June 30, 2021 (age 67)

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Fred Anthony (Buzz) Ward, born April 5, 1954, to DeLeon and Emma Ward, entered into eternal Rest, June 30, 2021, He was preceded in death by his mother, Emma Ward and his brother. Joseph Dale Ward.

Buzz is survived by his father, DeLeon Ward, two sisters, Rose Ward and Chris (Dan) Steverson, 2 nephews, Brandon Ward and Shelby Steverson, 4 nieces, Marti Ward, Brooke McDonald, Emily Vanslee and Deidre Ward. Many relatives and friends.

Buzz loved Family history and became known as the Bass Family Historian.  He worked as Kennel Technician with Dogwood Acres Veterinary Clinic. He was loved by his co-workers.

He was an avid supporter of Cancer Freeze, a non-profit organization created to support local cancer patients.  In lieu of flowers you can make a donation to Cancer Freeze at

There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 pm on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home with interment to follow in Shady Hill Cemetery in Andalusia, AL.

To send flowers to Fred A. "Buzz" Ward's family, please visit our floral store.


July 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536

Funeral Service
July 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536

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