Mr. Clyde Wayne “Jack” “Barney” Ward, age 81, of Moseley, Virginia, passed on July 3, 2022 at his residence.
Mr. Ward was born on May 30, 1941, in Richmond, Virginia, to the late Haywood Herman Ward and Della Irene Puckett Ward.
Mr. Ward worked as a police officer for many years in the Chesterfield Police Department before retirement and bravely served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
Mr. Ward is survived by his beloved wife, Joyce Rutledge Ward of Moseley, Virginia; daughter, Nicole Brown (Bruce Andrew Brown) of Moseley, Virginia; two grandchildren, Samantha J. Sibley and Will Brown of Aylett, Virginia; two great-grandchildren, Natalie Sibley and Liam Sibley of Aylett, Virginia; siblings, Bill Ward (Barbara), Linda Michael Frye (Sanford), Dick Ward (Betty), Betty Popecki (Joe), Eunice Carwile (Jimmy), Marian Godwin (Wayne), Ruby Harris; and sister-in-law, Barbara Ward.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Ward was predeceased by his siblings, Alice Rutledge (Henry) and Matt Ward.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 6 from 7:00-8:30 PM at Browning-Duffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 11 AM at Browning-Duffer Funeral Home with Reverend Matthew Gowin officiating. Interment will follow in Ledbetter Christian Church Cemetery in Meherrin, Virginia.
Browning-Duffer Funeral Service of Keysville, Virginia is respectfully serving the Ward family.
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Jack (Barney) was a wise mentor, good neighbor and great friend. His years of service to his country (US Marines) and to his community as a police officer (33 years ) earns him first place in line at the gates of Heaven.He will be missed. Rest in Peace.
Clyde Wayne Ward- Barney to those of us who knew him through his police career. He shared a very difficult time with me and guided me in so ways. His sense of humor, his left-handedness, and generally good personality is what I remember. Barney & I thought alike. My deepest condolences for Joyce, Nicole and all family & friends. Rest In Peace, Lt. Ward.
Barney was a man of character and an excellent police officer. Our world would be a better place if more of us live as he did. He will be missed by those he touched as he traveled the road of life.