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Hilliard Jackson "Jack" Ward

January 19, 1943 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Hilliard Jackson "Jack" Ward Obituary

Mr. Hilliard Jackson “Jack” Ward, of Lake City, husband of Judy Matthews Ward, passed away on his 81st birthday, Friday, January 19, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family.

Mr. Ward was born on January 19, 1943, in Lake City, son of the late Luther C. Ward and Ruth Baker Ward. He attended Faith Holiness Church, was the original owner and operator of Ward’s Welding and previous supervisor at Baxter. Mr. Ward loved baseball, drag-strip racing, traveling to the beach and mountains. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mr. Ward changed a number of people’s lives, whether he was giving someone deer meat, giving advice or fixing things for them.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Judy Matthews Ward of Lake City; sons, Jackie Kim Ward and Chris “Curley” (Sherri) Ward, both of Lake City; daughter, Teresa W. (Robert) Romanelli of Myrtle Beach; sister, Ruby Lee Ward Eason of St. Petersburg, Fl; grandchildren, Matt (Crystal) Dix of Conway, Ashley Dix of Myrtle Beach, Carmen Ward (Judson) Coker of Lake City and Dr. Ryder (Angel) Ward of Starkville, MS; great grandchildren, Charlee Dix of Myrtle Beach, Myles Dix of Conway, Tate Coker of Lake City, Asher Dix of Myrtle Beach and Tyson Coker of Lake City; and many nieces and nephews and friends; his fur baby, GiGi.

Mr. Ward was preceded in death by siblings, Patsy Barbree, Luther Neal Ward and Bobby Ward and his great grandson, Bowen Jackson Dix.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, January 22, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Lake City Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday, January 22, 2024, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 960 Pamplico Hwy, Suite K, Florence, SC 29505.

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January 22, 2024

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Funeral Service
January 22, 2024

1:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591


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