WARD, JR., Gerald Entered into eternal rest on the evening of April 22, 2006, Gerald Maurice Ward, Jr., husband of Mary Ann Connelly Ward. Residence, James Island, SC. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Maurice Ward, Jr., are invited to attend the funeral services of the former in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at one o’clock. Interment, Holy Cross. Friends may call at J. Henry Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel, Monday, between five and seven o’clock. Mr. Ward was born December 23, 1935, in Charleston, SC, the son of the late Gerald Maurice Ward and Sarah Dessima Ackerman Ward. He was a graduate of Rivers High School and attended The Citadel, University of South Carolina and Newberry College. He served in the National Guard and was retired as owner and operator of L&W Auto Sales. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church of James Island and member of Mariner Lodge #2 A.F.M. He was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend. He is survived by his wife of James Island, SC; one daughter: Heather Ann Weed, and her husband, John, of James Island, SC; one son: Gerald M. Reese Ward, III, and his wife, Donna, of James Island, SC; one granddaughter: Katie Elizabeth Ward; one sister: Sandra Jean Kinsey of Ocala, Florida; one brother-in-law, Buford L. Connelly and his wife, Janelle; four sisters-in-law: Catherine C. Hawkins, Betty Connelly, Joan Connelly, and JoAnn Connelly; and a number of nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Coastal Carolina SC Chapter, PO Box 8459, Charleston, SC 29419-0459 or the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29204. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.

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