Edward Ward, Jr.

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Edward Ward, Jr.

Edward Ward, Jr. Edward Ward, Jr. Edward R. Ward, Jr., 81, of Huntsville, Ala. passed away on March 6, 2019.
Funeral services with Military Honors will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Valhalla Funeral Home, 698 Winchester Road NE, Huntsville, AL 35811 with First Baptist Church of Huntsville officiating. Visitation will be held from 12-1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Valhalla Funeral Home.
Ed was born in Baileyton, Ala. on August 29, 1937. He graduated from St. Bernard College and continued on to receive a Master's degree and a PhD from Ohio State University.
Ed was married to Mary Norwood on November 27, 1958. They were married for 60 years.
Ed retired from the United States Air Force as a Lt Col. after serving his country for 20 years. He later became a Professor at Alabama A&M University in the Biology Department where he taught for 23 years. He was an avid lifelong Alabama football fan, Roll Tide!
Ed is survived by his wife, Mary; sons, Mark (Rhonda) and Mitch (Karen); grandchildren, Gary (Sara), Matt (Ashley), Josh, and Savannah; six great-grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his four siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Alzheimer's Association, St. Jude's or your favorite charity. Roll Tide!
Published on March 8, 2019
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