Donald Ray Ward, age 75, of Hot Springs, died, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
He was born on June 21, 1943, in Hot Springs the son of Willard Ward and Ollie Mae Parker Ward. On January 14, 1967, he married Judy Young. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Don Ward; his parents; and his sister, Virginia Kilgore.
Donald was a member of Piney Baptist Church. After 42 years of service, he retired from Entergy.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Ward; one son and daughter-in-law, Nick and Kristi Ward; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and John Landrum, all of Hot Springs; three grandchildren, Eric Landrum, Cooper Ward and Cannon Ward; extended family members, Casey Landrum, Kyle and Kelly Landrum and Emma Landrum; his brother, Joe Ward of Hot Springs; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of wonderful friends.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, August 3, 2018, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Larry Catcher officiating under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Piney Baptist Church, 3150 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913.