Raymond  Ward
Raymond Ward, age 59 of Tazewell, VA died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his home. He was born October 26, 1960 in Flint, MI and was a son of the late Rev. Dewey G. Ward and Beatrice Sizemore Ward.
Raymond was a 1979 Graduate of Grundy High School and was employed as a Mine Superintendent with Capital Coal. Mr. Ward enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a diehard race fan. He was loved and respected by his fellow coal miners, whom he affectionately referred to as "my men." He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph Ward and David Ward.
Those who survive to cherish his memories include his spouse, Brenda K. Ward; one daughter, Wendy Bourne and husband, Bobby of Tazewell, VA; one son, Justin Ward and wife, Amanda of Concord, NC; three sisters, Lois Martineau and husband, Dan of Battle Creek, MI, Phyllis Osborne of Oakwood, VA and Faithy Fuller of Bristol, VA; two brothers, Danny Ward and wife, Susie of Alabaster, AL and Andrew Ward of Elizabeth City, NC; special friend and mentor, who greatly influenced his life, Hank Matney; several nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends also survive.
In keeping with the family's wishes and need for privacy, all services for Mr. Raymond Ward will be conducted privately.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home of Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mr. Ward and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 6, 2019


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Mine Service Co.
Nov 11, 2019
Prayers for the family.
Robert and Carolyn Bowen
Nov 07, 2019
Our heartfelt condolences to all the family at this time. Raymond and Brenda have been neighbors and friends for several years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.