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Lester Dewey Ward

March 6, 1930 ~ February 7, 2021 (age 90)

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LESTER DEWEY BUSTER BUTTONS BUNT WARD WAS GRANTED HIS ANGEL WINGS ON FEBRUARY 7, 2021.  HE SPENT HIS FINAL DAYS SURROUNDED BY FRIENDS & FAMILY.

HE IS SURVIVED BY THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE FOR 67 YEARS, LAVONDA (CANNON).  HIS SON, RICKIE (GALE WOOD-WARD) WARD & HIS DAUGHTER TELISA (GREGORY) COMPANION.  HIS GRANDCHILDREN, JAMES ZMUDZINSKI, MATT (GENEVIEVE) WOOD, GINA COMPANION.  HIS GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, KAMRYN ZMUDZINSKI & ЀLI WOOD. HIS BEST FRIENDS, BOB & JUDY MATHERLY & HIS LIL BUDDIES, RAY-RAY & COLLEN. 

HIS PARENTS, DEWEY WARD & BLANCH (EGGERS) STOUT AND SISTER ICIE MAE (WARD) LOWE, PROCEEDED HIM IN DEATH.

BUSTER WAS BORN IN BEAVER DAM, NORTH CAROLINA.  HE LED AN INTRIGUING LIFE.  HE JOINED THE ARMY AND SERVED IN THE KOREAN WAR.  WHEN HE CAME HOME, HE MET HIS TRUE SOUL MATE. 

HE WAS EMPLOYED AT UNIROYAL FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE.  HE LOVED TO FIX THINGS.  HE WAS AN AMAZING BOWLER, WOOD WORKER & POOL PLAYER.

HE NEVER MET A STRANGER & WOULD HELP ANYONE HE MET.  HE WAS A MEMBER OF TWIN CITY BAPTIST CHURCH.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE ARRANGED IN THE SPRING.

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