David Lynn Ward was born December 6, 1948 in Chandler, Oklahoma to William J. Ward and Norma A. (Williams) Ward. He departed this life on April 4,
2019 at his home in Okemah at the age of 70.
David was a retired school teacher of 28 years, and veteran of the Army National Guard for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing baseball and softball and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Billy Ray Ward.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sonja Ward; his sister, Karin Togert; his daughter, Dana Fox and husband Jason; son, Jason Ward and wife Stacey; grandchildren, Loren Green and husband Taylor, Hailey, Hayden and Hannah Ward and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, Oklahoma and officiated by Rev. Wade Harelson and assisted by Ed “Skeeter” Smith.
Donations may be made, in Memory of David, to the David Ward Baseball Scholarship Fund at Bancfirst of Okemah.
Online condolences may be made at www.ParksBrothersFuneralHome.com.