Joe Ward, 34, of Imlay City, passed away suddenly Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at his home.
Joseph Wallace Ward was born on June 17, 1974 in Madison Heights, Michigan. He was the son of George Thomas Ward and Marsha Holley.
Joe attended Alumni Elementary, Temple Christian Academy, and Calvary Rd. Christian School. He grew up in Roseville. He moved to the Imlay City area in 1990.
Joe had been a member of the New Life Fellowship in St. Clair Shores, Imlay City Assembly of God, Lapeer Assembly of God and Lapeer Community Church.
He had worked at Walmart in Lapeer for 2-3 years. He worked his way up from stock personnel to department manager.
Joe is survived by his mother, Marsha Holley of Imlay City; brothers, Bob (Heather) Ward of Shelby Twp. and Timothy Ward of Imlay City; sisters, Lisa (Ken) Weiss of Wyoming, Mary Christine (Art) Cowell of Hazel Park, and Pamela (David) Mayhew of Marine City. He is preceded in death by his father, George, on January 7, 2008.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday, January 17 at Lapeer Assembly of God. Pastor Daniel Burger of the Lapeer Assembly of God officiated.
Funeral arrangements were made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City.