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Leavitt Funeral Home
Wednesday December 16th, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm

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Beeman Family Cemetery
Thursday December 17th, 2020
2:00pm

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Dewey Leonard Ward

Peachland - On Sunday, December 13, 2020, while at his home, Mr. Dewey Leonard Ward entered into eternal rest. Services will be 2:00pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 by the graveside in the Beeman Family Cemetery located on Peachland Polkton Road in Peachland with Rev. Kevin Ricketts and Rev. Jean Taylor officiating. Due to limited seating, those attending may wish to bring a lawn chair to the service. The family will greet friends following the service and other times at the home of his son and daughter-in-law. Family and friends may pay their respects between the hours of 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Leavitt Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Leonard was born December 13, 1933 in Anson County, NC and was a son of the late Dewey Daniel Ward and the late Henribelle Talent Ward. He was a graduate of Sevier County High School in Seviervlile, TN and was retired from Alltel Communications with 43 years of service. He was a member of Kilwinning Mason Lodge #64 for 60 years and was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Vanessa Ward Tomberlin of Charlotte and Nolan Ward and wife, Wanda of Peachland; his grandchildren, Laura Kaylan Ward of Colorado Springs, CO and Trent Ward and fiance', Haley Black of Peachland; his brother and sister, Richard K. Ward of Peachland and Merietta Cox of Myrtle Beach, SC and a special friend, Adgie James of Wadesboro. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Stewart Ward and his sister, Joyce Vollmer. Leonard was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and going to flea markets. He enjoyed sitting on his front porch swing and anything to do with genealogy. He had a generous and caring heart and was always willing to help anyone in need. He was an excellent cook and was well-known for making chicken and dumplings. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Kilwinning Masonic Lodge , P.O. Box 298, Wadesboro, NC 28170 for the Masonic Home for Children. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com

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gene Elwood Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

he was a greatperson we all had good times we love to dance rest in peace my brother

gene Elwood Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

Dearest Vanessa and Nolan , So sorry to hear that your beloved father has passed. Love and hugs always to you both. Kate Brooks Alderson

Kate Alderson Dec 26 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family.

Lisa Griffin Haithcock Dec 18 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dewey Ward

Ricky and Paulette Hasty Dec 17 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dewey Ward

Michael & Carla Freeman Dec 17 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dewey Ward

Carolyn Threadgill Kiker & Cody Sr &Jr Dec 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dewey Ward

Wayne, Carol & Brandon Murdock Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM

Debbie Cox Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM

Love and prayers, great friend of James and mine, enjoyed his visits when James was sick

Christine Edwards Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM

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