Brent Ward, 55, of Jeremiah, died July 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.
A son of the late Calvin Andrew and Louise Ellis Ward, he was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Dean Stidham, and a brother-in-law, Charles T. Bevins.
Surviving are his wife, Vette Ward; a daughter, Grace of Jeremiah; four brothers, Harry Nelson Ward and wife Rosamond of Vicco, Calvin Douglas Ward and wife Shirley of Seymour, Ind., Denver Scott Ward and wife Teresa of Vicco, and James Tyler Ward and wife Joan of Sandlick; four sisters, Bobbie
Jean Bevins of Georgetown, Carolyn Faye Adams and husband Bumper of Letcher, Judy Kaye Ward of Georgetown, and Linda Sue Allen and husband Woodrow of Georgetown; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lois and Lovell Blair of Jeremiah; brother-in-law and sister-in law, Larry and Kathlene Blair of Millstone, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 23, at Letcher Independent Baptist Church. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, at Letcher Independent Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Burton Hill Cemetery at Letcher.