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Richard T. Ward

Staff Reports • May 1, 2018 at 1:43 PM

Memorial services for Mr. Ward will be Saturday, May 5, 2018 at noon at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with the Rev. Marshall Kennedy officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service time at Ligon & Bobo.

Mr. Ward, age 73, of Hermitage, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1944 in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Truman and Mae Owens Ward. He was the manager of Cook & Love Shoe Store in Nashville for many years and was a member of Hermitage Hills Baptist Church.  

He is survived by his wife of more than 54 years, Linda Stanfield Ward; son, Rich (Jan) Ward, of Dickson; two daughters, Kelley (Sam) Astolos, of Nashville, Robin (Rick) Rasnic, of Clarksville; brother, Owen Ward, of St. Charles, Missouri; two sisters, Doris Hardy, of Nacomis, Illinois, Gloria Simon, of Lake Helen, Florida; nine grandchildren, Richey (Lizzy) Ward, Carter Ward, Rebekah (Ryan) Cochran, Chance, Emily, Evans and Elliott Astolos, Katie Black, Sarah Beth Rasnic; and two great-grandchildren, Josie and Able Ward.

Memorials may be made to Alive Hospice.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-2142, ligonbobo.com.

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