Lindsey Ward, 92 of Bogata


Lindsey Ward, 92 of Bogata, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at his home in Bogata.  Funeral Services will be 2:00pm Friday, January 10, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Bogata   The family will receive friends an hour before service at Church.    Burial will follow with Military Honors in Halesboro Cemetery.

He was born Carl Lindsey Ward on February 22, 1921 in Halesboro, the son of Ben Ward, Sr. and Lilly May Parker Ward.  He was a US Navy Veteran, serving in the Asiatic Theater.  He retired from Gulf Oil Company in 1980 having worked there since 1945.  He married the former Ina Hume on June 19, 1942 in Douglas, Arizona.  Mr. Ward was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.

He is survived by his wife, Ina Ward of Bogata; his son Dr. Mike Ward and wife, Sharron of Bowie; his daughter, Melissa Morgan and husband Bryan of Hurst; sister Doris Murphy of Deport; grandsons: Ward Jones, Christopher Morgan, Andrew Morgan, and James Morgan.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Madlyn Jones on October 17, 1975; his parents; 4 sisters, Pauline Hutson, Lucille Rokernot, Dorothy Ward, Virginia Wright; and one brother, Ben Ward, Jr.

Memorial may be made to the Halesboro Cemetery c/o Mr. Jerry Hutson, 2358 FM 196, Bogata, TX 75417.


  1. Kitty Moore Lutke says:

    He was like a second father to me growing up. He was the sweetest man I have ever met..

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