Mr. Robert “Bobby” Ward, age 76 of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Texarkana, Texas. He was born August 31, 1944 to William and Lillie Mae Stone Ward in Hope, Arkansas. Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and enjoyed hobbies of reading and singing karaoke. He was a retired truck driver and had served in the US Army. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bonnie Peoples Ward; four brothers, Buddy Ward, Kenton Ward, Hershel Ward, Roger Ward; and six sisters, Mary Elledge, Jean Toms, Laura Kindrick, Ruby Warren, Nellie Stringfellow and Beatrice White.
He is survived by: two daughters, Angela Launius, husband Brian of Texarkana, TX and Susan Hanson of Biloxi, MS; one brother, Grover Ward, wife Trini of Clarksville, TN; four grandchildren, Haiden Tenpenny, Josie Arsenault, Hannah Launius, and Marleigh Hanson; one great-grandchild, Avery Tenpenny; many loved ones and friends.
Visitation will be held 4:00pm to 6:00pm Sunday, June 27, 2021 at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Funeral Home, 1001 S. Main, Hope, AR 71801.
Graveside service to be 10:00am Monday, June 28, 2021 at New Hope Cemetery in Patmos, Arkansas. Bro. George Goynes officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest the Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kindred Hospice at: www.kindredhospice.com