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David Dion Ward Obituary

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David Dion Ward

Ravenswood, WV

November 8, 1947 - February 12, 2024

David Dion Ward Obituary

David Dion Ward of Parkersburg, WV, passed away on February 12, 2024, at Ravenswood

Village in Ravenswood, WV.

He was born on November 8, 1947 in Parkersburg, son of the late Delbert Dewey Ward, Sr. and Freda Louise Casto Ward.

David was a corrections officer with the State of West Virginia for many years, and loved being a member of the volunteer fire department in Williamstown, WV.

He is survived by his daughter, Sara Welling; son, John Ward; grandchildren, Alex, Jacob, Evelyn, Joey, Carol, Vivian, and Colson; and his brothers, Bill Ward and Richard Ward.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol; his brothers, Delbert, Jr., Steve and Michael; and his sister, Dorothy.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, 1601, 2nd Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387.

Per his request, there will be no service.

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