Arthur J. Ward, 85 of Homosassa, FL, passed away on June 29, 2021 in Hernando, FL. He was born on November 12, 1935 in Lewiston, Maine, the son of George and Evelyn Ward.
He played football for Bridgton High School in Maine. He retired from Die Electric where he worked as a tool and die maker. Arthur enjoyed woodworking and doing ceramics. He loved his family and spending time with his dog Roxie. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Homosassa.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, George, wife, Elaine Margaret Ward in 2014, and dogs, Jimmy, Sushi and Chipper.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah; son, Kelly Ward of Peabody, MA; daughters, Ivy Ward-Spencer of Conway, NH, Wanda Ward of Turner, ME, Robin Burton of Naples, ME, Terry Llanos of Lewiston, ME, Darcy Ward of Revere, MA and Tina Hosack of Lewiston, ME; siblings, Dale, Nancy and Carol; and 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
My darling one, you are on a great journey now I know that you will be healthy and happy once again when you are resurrected at the end of this earth, in our paradise earth. There you will find all your friends and loved ones and I will be there too and hopefully get to see you play football that you liked and spoke about so well, when you were in your high school days. No more pain and sorrow we will live forever in the sun and shade of a beautiful earth together. See you not too soon, I'll love you forever.