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Joseph "Dale" Ward

May 14, 1955 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 66)


Joseph Dale Ward, age 66, born on May 14, 1955 to DeLeon and Emma Ward passed away on June 12, 2021. Dale loved travelling, hunting, and especially the Mullet Festival. He loved hosting gatherings with friends and family and was known for his spicy crawfish. He was preceded in death by his mother, Emma Ward.

Dale is survived by his wife, Jackie Ward; father, DeLeon Ward; son, Brandon Ward; daughters, Martie Ward, Brooke McDonald, and Emily Vanslee; brother, Anthony Ward; sisters, Chris Steverson and Rose Ward; 14 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. 

A private service will be held at a later date.

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