Carl C. Ward
Published 3:59 pm Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Carl C. Ward, 82, Hampton, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Signature Health.
A native of Ole Butler, he was a son of the late Charles and Opel Tilley Ward.
Carl had lived in Carter County for several years. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jay Ward, and a sister, Maybelle Hicks.
Survivors include his sons, Kevin Ward, Hampton, and Kale (Michelle) Ward, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Blake and Drew Ward; a granddaughter, Mary Ward; one sister, Ruth Carden, Hampton; one brother, Darrell (Sue Carol) Ward, Butler; and his special roommate and special friend, Clarence Matherly.
The graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Danny Osborne officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be Darrell Ward, Frankie Ward, Jonathan Greenwell, Mike Hawkins, Larry Marlow, Greg Hicks, Isaiah Greenwell, Bud Hicks and Bill Blevins. The family would like to express a very special “Thank You” to the administrative staff and the nursing staff and staff workers of Signature Health and the staff of Caris Hospice for the excellent care our father received during his stay there. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the graveside service. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Ward family.