Farming Rural 10

Sammy Joe Ward

December 16, 1944 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 75)


Sammy Joe Ward, age 75, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home in Bogata, Texas, where he was a lifelong resident. He was born December 16, 1944 in Bogata, son to James William “Bill” Ward, and Isabelle Van Hawkins.

He was a rancher and farmer, who loved his family, his friends, and his neighbors.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Jo Ann King, and husband J.D. of Amity, Arkansas; son, Jason Ward, and girlfriend Lisa Essary of Paris, Texas; grandchildren, Lyndsey and Alex Mota, Laryn Hanes, and Brittney Simons; great-grandchildren, Isabella Rose Mota and Kayelynn Simons; and first cousin Sarah Ragsdill. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol Ann Ward; and brother, Richard Ward.

The family requests that memorials be made to Bogata Cemetery.


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September 12, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Bogata Cemetery, Bogata, Texas

Graveside Service
September 12, 2020

10:00 AM
Bogata Cemetery, Bogata, Texas

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