Wardell Ward, 72, of Howell passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Abington Hospital, Abington PA. Mr. Ward was born in Campbellton, FL and had lived in Jacksonville, FL and Newark, NJ before settling in Howell in 1997. He worked for American Airlines out of the Newark Airport prior to his retirement in 1995. Wardell was the superintendent at Newark Church of Christ and was a God-fearing man whose participation at church included teaching Sunday school and acting as a song leader. He enjoyed bowling and riding his motorcycle. Wardell loved young people and was a wonderful mentor to those he was involved with.
Wardell is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janice Ward of Howell; daughters, Charla Ward of Springfield and Clara Ward of Green Brook; three grandchildren, Wardell Thaddeus Ward of Howell, Brandon Earl Ward of Green Brook and Darris Alan Morgan of NY; and one great grandchild, Alexander Gray Harrison-Ward of VA.
A visitation will be held at the Freehold Church of Christ, 46 Strickland Road, Freehold on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a memorial service to follow concluding at 12:30 PM.
A second service will be held at the Christian Memorial Chapel, 5441 Cooper Street, Graceville, FL 32440 on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 10:00 AM funeral service on Friday, May 25, 2018. Interment will follow in St. Paul/ New Bethel Cemetery, Campbellton, FL. For those who desire, donations in memory of Mr. Ward may be made to American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.