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John "Johnny" Ward

August 14, 1943 November 11, 2018
John  "Johnny" Ward
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Obituary for John "Johnny" Ward

John “Johnny” Ward, 75, life-long St. Paul resident, died at 2:30 P.M., Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his home in St. Paul.

He was born August 14, 1943 at St. Paul, a son of Carlyle G. and Cordy Bell (Thompson) Ward. He was raised in St. Paul and attended school there. He began working at the Katy Railroad in 1965 and was a machine operator. He was employed there until his retirement in 2002.
On August 31, 1965 he was united in marriage to Rose Marie Williams. She preceded him in death on October 16, 2011.

His hobbies included bowling, animals, gardening and fishing.

Survivors include: his loving companion – Linda Poulson, Stark, KS; two sons – David Hughes, Walnut, KS, James Ward, St. Paul, KS; one daughter – Peggy Riddle, Walnut, KS; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; one brother – Carlyle Wayne Ward, San Antonio, TX; three sisters – Lucy Frost, Mound Valley, KS, Sara Caswell, St. Paul, KS, Terry Dewey, Neodesha, KS.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son – Tommy Ward; one daughter – Davinda Swart; an infant brother – William Ward; five sisters –Pansy and Rose Ward (who died as infants), Sue Chase, Mary Woods and Janet McKinzie.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Hope Cemetery with Reverend Mark Demas officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Thursday evening at the CARSON-WALL FUNERAL HOME at St. Paul. Memorial are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 272, St. Paul, KS 66771. Online condolences may be left at

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6:00 PM 11/15/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home St. Paul

403 Main Street
St Paul, KS 66771

Carson-Wall Funeral Home St. Paul
403 Main Street St Paul 66771 KS
United States

Graveside Service




2:00 PM 11/16/2018 2:00:00 PM
Hope Cemetery

10875-10925 Udall Road
St. Paul, KS 66771

Hope Cemetery
10875-10925 Udall Road St. Paul 66771 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

10875-10925 Udall Road
St. Paul, KS 66771

10875-10925 Udall Road St. Paul 66771 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital


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