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Kevin Ray Ward was born March 29, 1967, in Williamsburg. He died peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Sentara Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ward and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson; and his Uncle Larry and Aunt Faye.
Survivors include his parents, Ken and Nancy Ward; brother, Lindsay, and his wife, Patti, whom Kevin called ‘Sis;’ nephews, Brian, Jordan and David; nieces, Caroline and Danielle; sister, Kendra Garrington, and her husband, John; and a very special friend, Gwen Carroll, and his yellow lab, Macseen.
Kevin loved the ARC of Greater Williamsburg, where he had many friends. He attended these summer camps each year; Camp Overlook, Camp Baker and Camp Rainbow. He couldn’t wait for the first one to begin. He was also enrolled at the Sentara Cares Program. Kevin was a member at Williamsburg United Methodist Church and loved attending Sunday school and church services each week.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 18, at Williamsburg United Methodist Church with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Arc of Greater Williamsburg, 150-D Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
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