Robert Howard Ward Obituary
We are sad to announce that on September 16, 2023, at the age of 87, Robert Howard Ward of Valle Crucis, North Carolina passed away. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.
He was predeceased by : his parents, Alfred Howard and Virginia Dare Ward; his daughter Tamberlyn Ward Alderson; his son-in-law Fred Alderson; and his siblings, Ruth Lusk, Ruby Tester, Melvin, Raymond and Dean Ward.
He is survived by : his wife Geraldene Trivett Ward; his daughters, Terry Leigh Ward of Valle Crucis and Robin Ward Miller (Curt) of Raleigh; his niece Piper Woodring (Steve) of Boone; his grandsons, Robert Jason Greene (Casie) of Mountain City, TN, Tucker of Charlotte and Carson Isaacs of Charlotte; his step-grandchildren, Lea of Raleigh, Ryan of Raleigh and Kaylee Miller of Raleigh; his great grandchildren, Zachary Laird of Burlington and Cory Williams of Mountain City, TN.; and his friends, Scott Wallace and Michele Gragg.
Visitation was held on Saturday, September 23rd 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home (194 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607). A funeral service was held on Sunday, September 24th 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Valle Crucis United Methodist Church (2945 Broadstone Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604).
Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to Snow Lodge #363 in care, of Randy Vines, 1005 George Wilson Road, Boone, NC 28607.