GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for N.S. Ward Jr., 83, of Goldthwaite, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at Hochheim Cemetery in Hochheim, Dewitt County. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the funeral home.

He passed away Sept. 26, 2019 in Goldthwaite.

He was born Dec. 16, 1935 in Rocksprings to N.S. Ward Sr. and Margaret Morriss Ward. He married Peggy Jo Thompson on June 6, 1959.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Ward of Goldthwaite; children and their spouses, N.S. “Scott” Ward III and Sharla of San Antonio, and Jill Warren and Ryder of Haslet; grandchildren, Chelsea and Andrew Evans of Conroe, Kori and Jonathan Rosales of San Antonio, Nicholas Ward of San Antonio, Shelby Ward of San Antonio, Joshua Warren of Katy, Taylor Warren of Haslet and Boomer Warren of Haslet; great-granddaughter, Emersyn Evans of Conroe; brother, Hillyer Ward and Bonnie of Kerrville; and sister, Jean Ward of Kerrville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.