Bennie Ward, age 76, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1943 in Mt. Pleasant, TX to Nathan Ward and Goldie Beatrice Laney Ward.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home at 12:00 PM with interment to follow at Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Bennie was a God fearing man, family man, and he always put his family first before anything. He loved spending time with his family as well as going bass fishing. He grew up driving trucks ever since he was a kid, and drove them for over 20 years. Bennie started working for Pilgrim’s Pride in 1978 and retired in 2004.
He is survived by his siblings, Margret Sue McLaren, Cecil Marie Cobbs, Gary Donald Laney, Martha Horsley; daughter, Janet Lynn Stacks; granddaughter, Brianna Franks, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death are his parents, step-father, Cecil Donald Laney; wife, Mary Katherine Ward; son, Billy Wayne Stacks; sisters, Shirley Ann Ward, Bessie Ann Vaughn; brother, Louie Ward; nephew, Morgan Laney, great-nephew Morgan Stanley.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Curry-Welborn Funeral Home
2256 N Edwards
Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455