Mr. Riley Marshall Ward Sr.
Graveside services for Riley Marshall Ward Sr. will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m. at Graham Cemetery withe Rev. Roy Dabbs and Rev. Danny Davis officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ward, 85, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a longtime employee of Atlas Roofing an dwas a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Louise Moulds Ward of Meridian; Three Sons, Dewey Lyles of Meridian, Robert L. Ward and his wife Marie of Memphis, TN, and Riley M. Ward Jr. and his wife Edna of Meridian; Four Daughters, Carol Lyles Brewer and her husband Charles, Gloria Lyles, Virginia Ward Morgan, and Linda Ward Paredes and her husband Gary; 20 Grandchildren; 40 Great Grandchildren; Five Great Great Grandchildren; Two sisters, Arow Bowden and Dorothy Fain and her husband Buddy; and one brother, Burnell Ward.
Pallbearers will be Tony Ward, Cody Nichols, Charles Brewer, Gary Paredes, Harold Reynolds and Richard Moulds.