Ronnie L. Ward, 69 / June 11, 1941 — Oct. 31, 2010

Published 4:04 pm Sunday, November 7, 2010

Ronnie L. Ward, 69, of Vandalia, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at his residence.

He was born June 11, 1941 in Paris, Ill. to Francis and Isabell (McDaniel) Ward.

Ronnie is survived by his wife Sally Ward of Vandalia; daughters, Rhonda (Calvin) Tomes of Paris, Ill., Tonya (Randy) Blair of Kansas, Ill., Danita Powell of Brockton, Ill., Penny (Jim) Baker of Vandalia, Marcella Ward of Three Rivers and Stacey Beers of Cromwell, Ind.; son, Tracy (Janice) Smith of Vandalia; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

The family will observe a private remembrance.

The family prefers memorial contributions be made to Lakeland Hospice Services, 2550 Meadowbrook Rd., Suite 110, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Online condolences may be sent c/o