With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of husband, father, grandfather and friend, Harold Ward, late of Weybum, SK at the age of 88 years. Harold was predeceased by his parents Leo and Rose Ward; infant brother Bobby and brother Edward (Elsie Ward); brothers-in-law: Stan Ahl, Fred Harter, Stan McFadden, Edgie Halladay, Bob Hack; father and mother-in-law Russell and Dorothy McFadden; sister-in-law Joan Hall. Harold will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years Shirley Ward; son Darryl (Trish) Ward, Weyburn, SK; daughters Cindy Ward, Calgary, AB; Penny (Wayno) Smith, Regina, SK; granddaughter Amber Ward (Jeremy Cleek) Los Angeles, CA; grandsons: Zachery Smith, Regina, SK, Lucus and Marcus Riccioni, Calgary, AB; great grandson Oliver Cleek, Los Angeles, CA; sisters: Violet Harter, Fran Ahl; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Harold was born December 30, 1929. He was the youngest son of five children of Rose and Leo Ward. After Harold’s siblings left the farm, Harold continued to farm with his mother until they moved into Weybum. Harold met Shirley McFadden and they married in 1957. Harold operated the four comers Texaco Station, drove a bulk gas truck for Texaco and worked for Canadian Propane delivering oil in southern Saskatchewan. Harold always farmed on weekends and after work until 1974 when he went farming full time in the Ralph area. In 1994, due to health reasons, Harold retired from farming and he and Shirley moved to their home on Ash Drive. In 2013 Harold and Shirley moved to their current home. Harold had a passion for farming, the Rough Riders, the Red Wings, the Blue Jays, his inventions and Johnny Cash. After retirement. Harold enjoyed coffee with his friends. visiting with his family, neighbors and riding his electric bike around the city. Harold’s family express their gratiiude to the Weybum Paramedics and the Health Care professionals at the Regina General Hospital for their care and kindness. A Service of Remembrance for Harold was held Friday, February 23, 2018 at 2:00p.m. from Knox Presbyterian Church, Weybum, SK with Rev. Jay Song officiating. All in attendance were considered Honorary Pallbearers. Luncheon was held at Knox Fellowship Hall, Weyburn, SK. For family and friends so wishing, charitable donations in memory of Harold may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of SK, 1738 Quebec Ave. Unit 26, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1 V9 or The Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 Mcintyre Street, Regina, SK, S4P 2R3, or The Knox Presbyterian Church, 136 -2nd Street NE. Weybum, SK, S4H OT8.
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