DAVID E. WARD, age 77 of Burton Village, died January 2, 2023, at UH Geauga Medical Center, Claridon Twp., Born March 24, 1945, in Dayton to Paul and Kathryn (nee: Speer) Ward, he was a Burton resident since 1981. Dave was employed by Pioneer Standard, until his retirement 2001, when he joined his wife, Paula, and son Brian, at Weidig’s Floral Shop in Chardon. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force, having been stationed in Japan for four years. Dave enjoyed playing soft ball, golf and fishing, but his greatest joy was “hanging out” with his granddaughters.
Survivors include his wife Paula (nee: Weti) Ward, whom he married March 8, 1967, in Japan, children, Denise (Donald) Goff of Newbury Twp. and Brian (Deanna) Ward of Burton and granddaughters, Elizabeth and Sophia Ward. He also leaves his sisters, Mary (Jerry) Remley of MI and Margaret (John) Bauer of Miamisburg, OH.
To honor David’s request, in lieu of services, please spend quality time with your family.
Cremation by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon, Ohio.
Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.