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Nicholas Charles Ward passed from this life Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 68. He was born September 24, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama to Charles and Mildred (Melton) Ward. Nick was retired from the Department of Transportation. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and traveling. He enjoyed life to the fullest and loved spending time with family and friends. Nick is preceded in death by his father Charles Ward; mother Mildred Ward; sister Judy Shelton; grandparents Laurence and Maggie Melton; and special mother- in- law Goldie McClendon. He is survived by daughter Sue Sanders and husband Greg of Allen, OK; daughter Samantha Boyd and husband James of Shallowater, TX; daughter Stacy Hively and husband Doyle of Paris, TX; grandchildren: Kylan Sanders, Brooklyn Sanders, Calvin Boyd, Colby Boyd, Madison Hively, McKenzie Hively, great-grandchild Camden Boyd; niece Lisa Purdy and husband Ron of Broken Bow, OK; niece Kelly Smith of Broken Bow, OK; as well as numerous great nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held Friday, December 20, 2013 at 10:00am in the Chapel at Burkhart Funeral Service in Antlers. Family night was Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm in the Chapel at Burkhart Funeral Service. Friends and family are invited to sign the guestbook or send private condolences online at www.millscoffey.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burkhart Funeral Service in Antlers, Oklahoma.