Edward Joseph McGee Ward, son of the late John Wesley McGee and Stella Louise Ward McGee, was born Sept. 19, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo. He passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, in Clarkton, Mo., at the age of 61.
In August of 1984 in Brownsville, Tenn., he married Barbara Marion.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Marion Ward, of Lilbourn, Mo.; six children, Jody Ward, of Union, Mo., Kimberly Ward and husband, Tony, of Union, Mo., Eddie Joe Ward, of Kennett, Christopher Lee Ward, of Holcomb, Mo., John Wesley Ward, of Charleston, Mo., and John Colter Ward, of Clarkton; four granddaughters; two grandsons; two brothers, Jonnie McGee and wife, Lucretia, of Clarkton and Jackie McGee and wife, Stacy, of Clarkton; three sisters, Sandra McGee Cook and husband, Donald, of Malden, Mo., Carolyn McGee, of Moore Haven, Fla., and Melba McGee Scharer and husband, Rich, of Moore Haven, and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., today, Friday, Oct. 9, in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.
Landess Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. is in charge of arrangements.