James A.'s Story
Surrounded by his loving family, James went to be with his Lord. Predeceased by his parents, Robert and Ellen Ward; and brothers, Sonny and Marvin Ward.
James is survived by his loving wife of almost 53 years, Janice (Stricklin) Ward; a son, James (Jackie); a daughter, Jill King; grandsons, Jonathan Ward and Jared King; one sister, Lovina (late Albert) Potter and her family; as well as other family members.
Jim served in the Navy and Navy Band and was a past member of The Salvation Army band. He retired from Goodyear. Jim played many sports and was a Bills and Sabres fan. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
There will be no prior visitation. James donated his body to the UB Anatomical Gift Program. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 2 PM at The Salvation Army, 7018 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army of Niagara Falls, NY.
Published on July 19, 2016